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Scortum neili  Allen, Larson & Midgley, 1993

Neil's grunter
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Terapontidae (Grunters or tigerperches)
Etymology: Scortum: Latin, scortum = harlot (Ref. 45335).   More on author: Larson.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; benthopelagic; depth range 0 - 3 m (Ref. 58018).   Tropical, preferred ?

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Oceania: Australia.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 24.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 44894)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 8; Dorsal soft rays (total): 9-12; Anal spines: 3; Anal soft rays: 7 - 9. Body color silver grey, sometimes with 1-2 randomly positioned black blotches on upper sides and about 10 faint bars. Greatest body depth 2.7 - 3.0 in SL. Similar to S. ogilbyi (Ref. 44894).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Adults occur in small, well-shaded, slow-flowing streams with mixed sand, silt and rock bottoms; also in deeper rocky pools in gorges. Water is typically fresh and clear, between 21° and 28° C, with a neutral or slightly basic pH (Ref. 44894). Eggs are guarded and fanned by the male parent (Ref. 205).

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

Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Allen, G.R., S.H. Midgley and M. Allen, 2002. Field guide to the freshwater fishes of Australia. Western Australian Museum, Perth, Western Australia. 394 p. (Ref. 44894)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 109396)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5625   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01660 (0.00629 - 0.04379), b=2.99 (2.76 - 3.22), based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  2.8   ±0.3 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low to moderate vulnerability (31 of 100) .