Overview

Comprehensive Description

Biology

Eggs are guarded by the male parent (Ref. 205).
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Distribution

Southwest Pacific: New Zealand.
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New Zealand.
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Physical Description

Size

Maximum size: 126 mm TL
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Max. size

12.6 cm TL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 27207))
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Ecology

Habitat

Environment

demersal; marine
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Depth range based on 3 specimens in 1 taxon.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 2 - 4

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 2 - 4
 
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Trophic Strategy

Carnivore. Feeds mainly on crustaceans, particularly decapods (Ref. 51568).
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Life History and Behavior

Life Cycle

Eggs are guarded by the male parent (Ref. 205).
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Conservation

Threats

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Wikipedia

New Zealand rockfish

The New Zealand rockfish, Acanthoclinus littoreus, is a roundhead of the genus Acanthoclinus, found only in New Zealand from shallow depths to 15 m. Their length is between 5 and 15 cm.

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