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Atypichthys latus  McCulloch & Waite, 1916

Eastern footballer
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Kyphosidae (Sea chubs) > Microcanthinae
Etymology: Atypichthys: Greek, atypus = not following the rules + Greek, ichthys = fish; perhaps a strange species.   More on author: Waite.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; benthopelagic.   Temperate, preferred ?

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Southwest Pacific: New Zealand and Kermadec, Norfolk and Lord Howe islands.

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Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 30.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 40611); common length : 20.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 40611)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Occurs inshore (Ref. 75154).

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Robins, C.R., R.M. Bailey, C.E. Bond, J.R. Brooker, E.A. Lachner, R.N. Lea and W.B. Scott, 1991. World fishes important to North Americans. Exclusive of species from the continental waters of the United States and Canada. Am. Fish. Soc. Spec. Publ. (21):243 p. (Ref. 4537)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




Human uses

Aquarium: commercial
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