Siphonognathus tanyourus Gomon & Paxton, 1986
Longtail weed whiting
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Family:  Odacidae (Cales and weed-whitings)
Max. size:  11 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; marine; depth range 1 - 19 m
Distribution:  Eastern Indian Ocean: southern Australia, from Recherche Archipelago, Western Australia to Wilsons Promontory and Portland, Victoria.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  A benthic species which occurs inshore (Ref. 75154). Apparently restricted to moderately high-energy coastal locations with dominant stands of brown macroalgae such as Phyllospora comosa and Ecklonia radiata.
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 15 September 2009 Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 07.03.95
Modified by: OrtaƱez, Auda Kareen - 21.07.15
Checked by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 08.03.95

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