Reptilia | Squamata
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthopelagic; depth range 0 - 20 m (Ref. 356). Tropical; 41°N - 58°S (Ref. 356)
Indo-West Pacific and the Mediterranean.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm 84.0, range 71 - 84 cm Max length : 82.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 78637); 74 cm TL (female)
Typically inhabits shallow waters, in seagrass beds and muddy bottoms. Forages on eels (Ref. 98471).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Greer, A.E. 2006. (Ref. 78637)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 123251)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
| FishSource |
Estimates of some properties based on models
): 23.3 - 29.2, mean 28.5 (based on 3056 cells).
Moderate to high vulnerability (53 of 100)