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Pterygotrigla polyommata  (Richardson, 1839)

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Scorpaeniformes (Scorpionfishes and flatheads) > Triglidae (Searobins) > Pterygotriglinae
Etymology: Pterygotrigla: Greek, pterigion, diminutive of pteryx = wing, fin + Greek, trigla, es = red mullet (Ref. 45335).

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; demersal; depth range 18 - 300 m (Ref. 91768).   Temperate, preferred 16°C (Ref. 107945); 21°S - 43°S

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Southwest Pacific: southern Australia, from Western Australia to Tasmania and New South Wales (Ref. 9563); also from New Zealand.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 62.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 9563)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Adults are found on the continental shelf; juveniles enter bays and estuaries (Ref. 9563); benthic (Ref. 75154). Specimens less than 12.5 cm SL are found at depths less than 55 m (Ref. 91768).

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Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator | Collaborators

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. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




Human uses

Fisheries: minor commercial; aquarium: commercial
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