Overview

Comprehensive Description

Biology

Found on coastal waters. Occurs solitary or in small groups in seagrass habitats, inshore or in estuaries (Ref. 48635). Benthic (Ref. 75154). Largest shrimpfish (Ref. 48635).
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Distribution

Western Pacific: northern Australia.
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Western Pacific.
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Physical Description

Size

Maximum size: 300 mm ---
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Max. size

30.0 cm TL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 7292))
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Diagnostic Description

Main dorsal spine rigid, without joint. Dusky to yellow mid-lateral stripe and adults with several blue bars along upper sides (Ref. 48635).
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Ecology

Habitat

Environment

reef-associated; brackish; marine
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Statistics of barcoding coverage: Centriscus cristatus

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLDS) Stats
Public Records: 0
Specimens with Barcodes: 4
Species With Barcodes: 1
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Conservation

Threats

Not Evaluated
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