Overview

Comprehensive Description

Biology

Specimens have been collected from coral knolls. Ovoviviparous (Ref. 205). The male carries the eggs in a brood pouch which is found under the tail (Ref. 205).
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Distribution

Northern Australia.
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Western Central Pacific: northern Australia, including Baleine Bank and Montebello Island in Western Australia.
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Physical Description

Size

Maximum size: 44 mm SL
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Max. size

4.4 cm SL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 5316))
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Ecology

Habitat

Depth: 3 - 11m.
From 3 to 11 meters.

Habitat: reef-associated.
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Environment

reef-associated; marine; depth range 3 - 11 m (Ref. 5316)
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Trophic Strategy

Found on the continental shelf (Ref. 75154).
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Life History and Behavior

Life Cycle

Male carries the eggs in a brood pouch (Ref. 205).
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Conservation

Threats

Not Evaluated
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