Overview

Comprehensive Description

Biology

A benthic species (Ref. 75154) which occurs in inshore waters near reefs (Ref. 7300, 75154). Oviparous (Ref. 205). Egg clusters are attached to the side of the body of the male parent, either as brooding strategy or as aid in luring other fish for food (Ref. 6773). Solitary, usually under wharf pilings or among debris (Ref 90102).
  • Kailola, P.J. 1987 The fishes of Papua New Guinea. A revised and annotated checklist. Vol. 1. Myxinidae to Synbranchidae. Research Bulletin No. 41. Department of Fisheries and Marine Resources, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. 194 p. (Ref. 6993)
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Distribution

Indo-West Pacific: Singapore and Philippines to the western and northern coasts of Australia.
  • Pietsch, T.W. and D.B. Grobecker 1987 Frogfishes of the world. Systematics, zoogeography, and behavioral ecology. Stanford University Press, Stanford, California. 420 p. (Ref. 6773)
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Indo-West Pacific.
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Physical Description

Morphology

Dorsal spines (total): 3; Dorsal soft rays (total): 12 - 13; Analsoft rays: 6 - 8
  • Allen, G.R. and M.V. Erdmann 2012 Reef fishes of the East Indies. Perth, Australia: Universitiy of Hawai'i Press, Volumes I-III. Tropical Reef Research. (Ref. 90102)
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Size

Maximum size: 147 mm SL
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Max. size

14.7 cm SL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 6773))
  • Pietsch, T.W. and D.B. Grobecker 1987 Frogfishes of the world. Systematics, zoogeography, and behavioral ecology. Stanford University Press, Stanford, California. 420 p. (Ref. 6773)
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Diagnostic Description

Description: Characterized by mottled green, brown or reddish brown color; membrane between each pair of caudal fin rays with row of 2-4 dark-edged, large white spots; unbranched pelvic rays; illicium slightly greater than length of second dorsal spine, 13.4-24.8 % SL; smooth illicium without dermal spinules; relatively large esca, cluster of slender filaments; close-set, bifurcate spinules covering skin; no caudal peduncle (Ref 90102).
  • Allen, G.R. and M.V. Erdmann 2012 Reef fishes of the East Indies. Perth, Australia: Universitiy of Hawai'i Press, Volumes I-III. Tropical Reef Research. (Ref. 90102)
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Ecology

Habitat

Environment

reef-associated; non-migratory; marine; depth range 2 - 52 m (Ref. 57178), usually 2 - 20 m (Ref. 90102)
  • Allen, G.R. and M.V. Erdmann 2012 Reef fishes of the East Indies. Perth, Australia: Universitiy of Hawai'i Press, Volumes I-III. Tropical Reef Research. (Ref. 90102)
  • Ocean Biogeographic Information System 2006 OBIS-extracted Depth Data. Harvested by E.Agbayani July 2006 at www.iobis.org. (Ref. 57178)
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Depth range based on 2 specimens in 1 taxon.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 26.5 - 51.5

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 26.5 - 51.5
 
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Life History and Behavior

Life Cycle

Oviparous (Ref. 205). A clutch of eggs is attached to the side of the body of the male parent (Ref. 6773).
  • Pietsch, T.W. and D.B. Grobecker 1987 Frogfishes of the world. Systematics, zoogeography, and behavioral ecology. Stanford University Press, Stanford, California. 420 p. (Ref. 6773)
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Barcode data: Lophiocharon trisignatus

The following is a representative barcode sequence, the centroid of all available sequences for this species.


There is 1 barcode sequence available from BOLD and GenBank.

Below is the sequence of the barcode region Cytochrome oxidase subunit 1 (COI or COX1) from a member of the species.

See the BOLD taxonomy browser for more complete information about this specimen.

Other sequences that do not yet meet barcode criteria may also be available.

ATTGGCACCCTTTACCTAATCTTCGGTGCATGAGCCGGCATAGTAGGAACAGCCCTC---AGCCTCCTAATTCGTGCAGAACTAAGTCAACCAGGCGCACTTCTTGGAGAC---GACCAAATCTACAATGTTATCGTTACAGCCCACGCCTTCGTAATAATCTTCTTCATAGTAATACCCATCATAATTGGAGGCTTCGGCAACTGACTTGTCCCCCTAATA---ATTGGAGCCCCTGACATAGCCTTCCCTCGCATGAATAACATAAGCTTCTGACTCCTTCCCCCCTCCTTCCTCCTCCTCCTCGCATCCTCTGGCATCGAAGCCGGAGCAGGCACGGGCTGAACTGTCTACCCACCCCTTGCAGGCAACCTAGCCCACGCAGGAGCCTCCGTCGATCTG---ACCATTTTTTCCCTCCACCTAGCCGGGGTCTCCTCAATTCTTGGCGCCATCAACTTTATTACCACCATCCTTAACATAAAACCCCCAACCCTAACACAATACCAAACCCCATTATTCGTCTGAGCCGTCCTTGTAACCGCCGTCCTGCTACTCTTATCCCTCCCTGTTCTTGCCGCC---GGAATCACAATGCTCCTTACCGATCGAAACTTAAATACCACATTCTTCGACCCCGTTGGCGGAGGAGACCCC---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------TATTCT
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Statistics of barcoding coverage: Lophiocharon trisignatus

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

Threats

Not Evaluated
  • IUCN 2006 2006 IUCN red list of threatened species. www.iucnredlist.org. Downloaded July 2006.
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Relevance to Humans and Ecosystems

Benefits

Importance

fisheries: of no interest
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