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Triacanthus nieuhofii  Bleeker, 1852

Silver tripodfish
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Actinopterygii (strålfeniga fiskar) > Tetraodontiformes (Puffers and filefishes) > Triacanthidae (Triplespines)
Etymology: Triacanthus: Greek, tres, tria = three + Greek, akantha = thorn (Ref. 45335).   More on author: Bleeker.

Miljö / Klimat / Range Ekologi

; marina bottenlevande.   Tropical, preferred ?; 10°N - 23°S, 73°E - 155°E

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Indo-West Pacific: mainly found from Indonesia to north western Australia; also recorded from Bay of Bengal.

Size / Vikt / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 28.0 cm TL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 9804)

Short description Morfologi | Morfometri

Spiny dorsal-fin membrane very dark between first and second spines, slightly to much less darker between second and third spines, and pale between third and fifth spines. Outline of head between base of first dorsal-fin spine and eyes somewhat convex in front of spine and then straight or slightly concave over eye (Ref 9804).

Biologi     Ordlista (t.ex. epibenthic)

Inhabits sandy and muddy flat in coastal areas. Feeds on benthic invertebrates. Marketed fresh.

Life cycle and mating behavior Könsmognad | Reproduktion | Lek | Ägg | Fecundity | Larver

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Matsuura, K., 2001. Triacanthidae. Triplespines. p. 3905-3910. In K.E. Carpenter and V. Niem (eds.) FAO species identification guide for fishery purposes. The living marine resources of the Western Central Pacific. Vol. 6. Bony fishes part 4 (Labridae to Latimeriidae), estuarine crocodiles. FAO, Rome. (Ref. 9804)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Fiskeri: mindre kommeriell
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