Overview

Comprehensive Description

Biology

Occurs inshore (Ref. 75154).
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Distribution

Southwestern Pacific.
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Southwest Pacific: Australia (including Lord Howe Island), Norfolk Island and New Zealand (including Kermadec Islands).
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Physical Description

Size

Max. size

40.0 cm FL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 89444))
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Ecology

Habitat

Environment

benthopelagic; marine; depth range 0 - 30 m (Ref. 89444)
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Depth range based on 6 specimens in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 1 sample.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 33.5 - 117
  Temperature range (°C): 15.943 - 15.943
  Nitrate (umol/L): 4.610 - 4.610
  Salinity (PPS): 35.286 - 35.286
  Oxygen (ml/l): 5.216 - 5.216
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.456 - 0.456
  Silicate (umol/l): 4.616 - 4.616

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 33.5 - 117
 
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Statistics of barcoding coverage: Scorpis violacea

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLDS) Stats
Public Records: 0
Specimens with Barcodes: 1
Species With Barcodes: 1
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Conservation

Threats

Not Evaluated
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Relevance to Humans and Ecosystems

Benefits

Importance

fisheries: commercial; gamefish: yes
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Wikipedia

Blue maomao

The blue maomao, Scorpis violacea, is a species of sea chub native to the southwestern Pacific Ocean from Australia to New Zealand and the Kermadec Islands, where it can be found in inshore waters from the surface to depths of 30 m (98 ft). This fish can reach a length of 40 cm (16 in). It is commercially important and is also a popular game fish.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2013). "Scorpis violacea" in FishBase. August 2013 version.
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