Reptilia | Squamata
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Demersal; depth range 2 - 80 m (Ref. 78387). Tropical; 22°N - 58°S (Ref. 356)
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm 118.3, range 90 - 22.7 cm Max length : 210 cm SVL male/unsexed; (Ref. 74665); 234 cm SVL (female); max. published weight: 2.3 kg (Ref. 74665); max. published weight: 2.3 kg
Juvenile: Strongly banded; Adult: Bands reduced to vertebral blotches. Lateral series of spots present below a pale interspace and dark dorsal bar. Ventrals blackish on the throat and forepart of the body.
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
SAUP Database. 2006. (Ref. 356)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 123251)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
| FishSource |
Estimates of some properties based on models
): 24.3 - 28.8, mean 27.6 (based on 854 cells).
Moderate vulnerability (36 of 100)