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Erosa erosa  (Cuvier, 1829)

Pitted stonefish
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Australia country information

Common names: Daruma stinger, Monkeyfish, Pacific monkeyfish
Occurrence: native
Salinity: marine
Abundance: common (usually seen) | Ref: Poss, S.G., 1999
Importance: | Ref:
Aquaculture: | Ref:
Regulations: | Ref:
Uses: no uses
Comments: Ranges from North West Cape to Darwin (Ref. 5978); also reported from eastern Australia south to New South Wales (Ref. 39597). Museum: WAM P.26197-021 (Ref. 3131). Also Ref. 90102.
National Checklist:
Country Information: https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/resources/the-world-factbook/geos/as.html
National Fisheries Authority:
Occurrences: Occurrences Point map
Main Ref: Johnson, J.W., 1999
National Database:

Classification / Names

Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Scorpaeniformes (Scorpionfishes and flatheads) > Synanceiidae (Stonefishes) > Synanceiinae
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Main reference

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 15.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 3132)

Environment

Marine; reef-associated; depth range 0 - 90 m (Ref. 90102)

Climate / Range

Tropical

Distribution

Western Pacific: known from scattered location from southern Japan to northern Australia.
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Short description

Dorsal spines (total): 14; Dorsal soft rays (total): 9; Anal spines: 2; Anal soft rays: 5 - 6.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Inhabits trawling grounds (Ref. 57406). Benthic (Ref. 75154). Anterolateral glandular grooves with venom gland (Ref. 57406).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

Threat to humans

  Venomous (Ref. 57406)



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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805)
PD50 = 1.0000 many relatives (e.g. carps) 0.5 - 2.0 few relatives (e.g. lungfishes)

Trophic Level (Ref. 69278)
3.8   ±0.6 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives

Resilience (Ref. 69278)
Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (Preliminary K or Fecundity.)

Vulnerability (Ref. 59153)
Low to moderate vulnerability (29 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown