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Drepane punctata  (Linnaeus, 1758)

Spotted sicklefish
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Actinopterygii (strålfeniga fiskar) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Drepaneidae (Sicklefishes)
Etymology: Drepane: Greek, drepane = sickle (Ref. 45335).

Miljö / Klimat / Range Ekologi

; marina; brackvatten revassocierade; amfidrom (Ref. 51243); djupintervall 10 - 49 m (Ref. 86942).   Subtropical, preferred 28°C (Ref. 107945); 32°N - 22°S

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Indo-West Pacific: temperate and tropical waters from India to northern Australia, New Guinea, Indonesia, Philippines, Taiwan and Japan.

Length at first maturity / Size / Vikt / Age

Maturity: Lm ?, range 25 - ? cm
Max length : 50.0 cm TL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 9710); common length : 25.0 cm TL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 3283)

Short description Morfologi | Morfometri

Taggstrålar i ryggfenan (totalt): 8 - 10; Mjukstrålar i ryggfenan (totalt): 20-22; Taggstrålar i analfenan 3; Mjukstrålar i analfenan: 17 - 19. Color generally silvery with greenish tinge above. Pectoral fins long and pointed. Similar to D. longimana but differs in having 4 - 11 vertical gray spots on the upper half of the sides, and generally 8 dorsal spines (against none (spots) and generally 9 spines in D. longimana).

Biologi     Ordlista (t.ex. epibenthic)

Occurs in various inshore habitats: sand or mud bottoms, reefs, estuaries and harbors (Ref. 9800). Found near coral and rock reefs at temperatures ranging from 26° to 29°C. Feeds on invertebrates and benthic fishes (Ref. 5213). Generally marketed fresh (Ref. 5284).

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

Main reference Upload your references | referenser | Koordinator | Medarbetare

Maugé, L.A., 1984. Drepanidae. In W. Fischer and G. Bianchi (eds.) FAO species identification sheets for fishery purposes. Western Indian Ocean fishing area 51. Vol. 2. (Ref. 7338)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




Human uses

Fiskeri: kommersiell; Akvarium: Kommersiell
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