Reticulate Dottyback, Pseudochromis reticulatus Gill & Woodland 1992


Other Names: Reticulated Dottyback

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Bray, D.J. 2018, Pseudochromis reticulatus in Fishes of Australia, accessed 22 Sep 2019, http://fishesofaustralia.net.au/Home/species/3462

Reticulate Dottyback, Pseudochromis reticulatus Gill & Woodland 1992

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Distribution

Glomar Shoal, northwest of Karatha, Western Australia, to east of Margaret Harries Bank in the Timor Sea, Northern Territory.

Features

Dorsal fin 111, 27 (all soft rays branched); Anal fin 111, 15; Scales in lateral series 34-36; Anterior lateral line scales 28-30; Circumpeduncular scales 16.
Second anal-fin spine only marginally stouter than third; caudal fin pointed. 

Fisheries

Taken as bycatch in trawl fisheries.

Etymology

The specific name reticulatus is from the Latin meaning netted or net-like, in reference to the pattern of dark markings on the back of the holotype.

Species Citation

Pseudochromis reticulatus Gill & Woodland 1992, Rec. Aust. Mus. 44: 248, figs 1, 2. Type locality: Glomar Shoal, Western Australia, depth 80 m [19°32´S, 116°48´E].

Author

Bray, D.J. 2018

Resources

Australian Faunal Directory

Reticulate Dottyback, Pseudochromis reticulatus Gill & Woodland 1992

References


Gill, A.C. 2004. Revision of the Indo-Pacific dottyback fish subfamily Pseudochrominae (Perciformes: Pseudochromidae). Smithiana, Publication in Aquatic Biodiversity, Monographs 1: 1-213

Gill, A.C. & Woodland, D.J. 1992. Description of a new dottyback of the genus Pseudochromis (Pisces: Pseudochromidae) from Western Australia. Records of the Australian Museum 44: 247-251 DOI:10.3853/j.0067-1975.44.1992.33 Open access

Quick Facts


CAAB Code:37313027

Depth:79-82 m

Habitat:Endemic

Habitat:Reef associated

Max Size:6 cm TL

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