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Foetorepus calauropomus (Richardson, 1844)
COMMON STINKFISH
Crookspined Dragonet; Hooky; Callionymus achates De Vis, 1883; Callionymus calauropomus Richardson, 1844

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Foetorepus calauropomus, Common stinkfish
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Foetorepus calauropomus ( Richardson , 1844 )

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Teleostei (teleosts) > Callionymiformes (Dragonets) > Callionymidae (Dragonets)
Etymology: Foetorepus: Latin, foetus = foetus + Greek,repo = to incline, to slope (Ref. 45335 ) .
More on author: Richardson .

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecology

Marine; demersal; depth range ? - 100 m (Ref. 9563 ). Temperate

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Eastern Indian Ocean: southern Australia, from Western Australia to New South Wales and Tasmania.

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Maturity: L m   ?   range ? - ? cm
Max length : 30.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 9563 )

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 4; Dorsal soft rays (total): 8; Anal soft rays : 7. Dorsal sides of head and body light brown, ventral side white. Males with many small black blotches on head, body, and fins; females without black blotches. Caudal fin elongate, in males with 4 to 6 medial filaments; in females convex, without filaments. Preopercular spine with a dorsal point additionally to main tip, but without an antrorse spine at its base. First dorsal fin not much higher than second dorsal fin. Caudal fin in males with 5 or 6 median filaments (Ref 42832).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

The name 'stinkfish' refers to the acid smell of the slime covering the body; the slime tastes bitter and may be toxic; only some birds of prey take this species (Ref. 557 ).

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Paulin, C., A. Stewart, C. Roberts and P. McMillan , 1989. New Zealand fish: a complete guide. National Museum of New Zealand Miscellaneous Series No. 19. 279 p. (Ref. 5755 )

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 130435 )

    Not Evaluated  

CITES

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361 )

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





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Preferred temperature (Ref. 123201 ): 14.1 - 17.9, mean 14.8 °C (based on 52 cells). Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82804 ):  PD 50 = 0.5020   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high]. Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01148 (0.00455 - 0.02896), b=2.92 (2.70 - 3.14), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245 ). Trophic level (Ref. 69278 ):  3.4   ±0.4 se; based on size and trophs of closest relatives Resilience (Ref. 120179 ):  Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (Preliminary K or Fecundity.). Fishing Vulnerability (Ref. 59153 ):  Low vulnerability (20 of 100). Nutrients (Ref. 124155 ):  Calcium = 49.5 [31.9, 93.9] mg/100g; Iron = 0.401 [0.262, 0.665] mg/100g; Protein = 18.4 [17.6, 19.2] %; Omega3 = 0.63 [0.39, 1.03] g/100g; Selenium = 12 [7, 22] μg/100g; VitaminA = 15.8 [5.0, 47.8] μg/100g; Zinc = 0.661 [0.492, 0.908] mg/100g (wet weight);

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