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Aplodactylus westralis Russell, 1987
WESTERN SEACARP
Cockatoo Morwong; Western Australian Seacarp; Western Sea Carp; Aplodactylus sp; Dactylosargus sp

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Species Aplodactylus westralis Russell, 1987

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Species Aplodactylus westralis Russell, 1987

Western Seacarp , Cockatoo Morwong, Western Australian Seacarp, Western Sea Carp

 

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Distribution

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South Australia, Western Australia


Extra Distribution Information

Rottnest Island, WA (32°03'S) to York Peninsula, SA (approximately 137°15'E); temperate. Distribution in SA based on observation by B. Hutchins.

Australian Endemic.


IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)

IMCRA

Southwest Shelf Province (31), Great Australian Bight Shelf Transition (32), Spencer Gulf Shelf Province (33)

Distribution References

Ecological Descriptors

Inshore, marine, rock reef.

Extra Ecological Information

Common in weedy reef areas, 1-20 m.

 

General References

Edgar, G.J. 2008. Australian Marine Life: the plants and animals of temperate waters . Sydney : Reed New Holland 2nd edn, 624 pp. [534]

Kuiter, R.H. 1996. Guide to Sea Fishes of Australia. A comprehensive reference for divers and fishermen . Sydney, NSW, Australia : New Holland Publishers xvii, 434 pp. [244]

Russell, B.C. 1994. Family Aploadactylidae. pp. 642-643, figs 564-565 in Gomon, M.F., Glover, C.J.M. & Kuiter, R.H. (eds). The Fishes of Australia's South Coast . Adelaide : State Printer 992 pp. 810 figs. [643]

Russell, B.C. 2000. Review of the southern temperate fish family Aplodactylidae (Pisces: Perciformes). Journal of Natural History 34 : 2157-2171 [2167]

Russell, B.C. 2008. Family Aplodactylidae. pp. 623-624 in Gomon, M.F., Bray, D.J. & Kuiter, R.H. (eds). Fishes of Australia's Southern Coast . Sydney : Reed New Holland 928 pp. [624]

 

Common Name References

Gomon, M.F., Glover, C.J.M. & Kuiter, R.H. (eds) 1994. The Fishes of Australia's South Coast . Adelaide : State Printer 992 pp. 810 figs. [643] (Cockatoo Morwong, Western Australian Seacarp)

Hutchins, J.B. & Thompson, M. 1983. The Marine and Estuarine Fishes of South-western Australia . Perth : Western Australian Museum 103 pp. 345 figs. [83] (Western Sea Carp)

Kuiter, R.H. 1996. Guide to Sea Fishes of Australia. A comprehensive reference for divers and fishermen . Sydney, NSW, Australia : New Holland Publishers xvii, 434 pp. [244] ( Western Seacarp )

Seafood Services Australia 2008. Australian Fish Names Standard. http://www.fishnames.com.au/. ( Western Seacarp )

 

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Aplodactylus westralis Russell , 1987

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Aplodactylidae (Marblefishes)
Etymology: Aplodactylus: Greek, aploe, -es = simplicity + Greek, daktylos = finger (Ref. 45335 ) ;   westralis: From its distribution in south-western Australia.

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

Marine; reef-associated; depth range ? - 20 m (Ref. 9816 ).   Subtropical

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Eastern Indian Ocean: Rottnest Island to Twilight Cove, Great Australian Bight in Western Australia; Stenhouse Bay, York Peninsula, South Australia.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: L m   ?   range ? - ? cm
Max length : 34.7 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 9816 )

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 17 - 18; Dorsal soft rays (total): 18-19; Anal spines : 3; Anal soft rays : 7; Vertebrae : 34

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Occurs inshore (Ref. 75154 ). Common in weedy reef areas (Ref. 9816 , 86913 ).

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Russell, B.C. , 2000. Review of the southern temperate fish family Aplodactylidae (Pisces: Perciformes). J. Nat. Hist. 34(1):2157-2171. (Ref. 86913 )

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 119314 )

    Not Evaluated  

CITES (Ref. 115941 )

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361 )

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969 ): 15.5 - 21.1, mean 17.8 (based on 148 cells). Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805 ):  PD 50 = 0.5625   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high]. Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00479 (0.00192 - 0.01191), b=3.13 (2.91 - 3.35), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245 ). Resilience (Ref. 69278 ):  . Vulnerability (Ref. 59153 ):  Low to moderate vulnerability (32 of 100) .

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