Native Animals
 

Priacanthus macracanthus

Large-spined Big-eye
LC
Least Concern
IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
ver 3.1, 2016
QR Code
SSN 28159
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Taxonomy

  • Kingdom
  • Phylum
  • Class
  • Order
  • Family
  • Genus
  • Specific Epithet
    macracanthus Cuvier, 1829
  • Common Name
  • Residential
    Native
The taxonomic status is pending for approval

Description

Brownspot Bigeye has relatively deep, ovate and compressed body; one strong spine at angle of preopercle; caudal fin generally truncate and scale modified with posterior field elevated as a separate flange with spinules both on surface and posterior edge. Its body colour is pinkish silver, reddish dorsally; fins pinkish; dorsal, anal and pelvic fins with numerous rusty yellow or yellowish brown spots and being equal to ½ of pupil diameter. This fish can be found in around the sandy and rocky shore or open sandy bottom.

Habitats

No Description Suitability Seasonality
1
Marine Neritic → Subtidal Rock and Rocky Reefs
Suitable Resident
References : http://www.iucnredlist.org/technical-documents/classification-schemes/habitats-classification-scheme-ver3

Assessment

Year Published Assessment Red List Category Version
2016 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
Least Concern (LC)
3.1

Structure

Caudal Fin
Type
Truncate

Location

by State Location
  • Pahang 1
  • Terengganu 1
Based on publications, specimens, and images

Specimen

Collection Center   Total
25

References

Book
  1. Ambak, M.A., Mansor, M.I., Zakaria, M.Z. & Mazlan, A.G. (2010). Fishes of Malaysia. Penerbit UMT, Universiti Malaysia Terengganu, Malaysia. pp. 334.
  2. Kimura, S., Satapoomin, U. & Matsuura, K. (2009). Fishes of Andaman Sea : West Coast of Southern Thailand. National Museum of Nature and Science, Japan. pp. 346.
  3. Matsunuma, M., Motomura, H., Matsuura, K., Shazili, N.A.M. & Ambak, M.A. (2011). Fishes of Terengganu: East Coast of Malay Peninsula, Malaysia. National Museum of Nature and Science, Universiti Malaysia Terengganu and Kagoshima Universiti Museum, Malaysia. pp. ix+251.
  4. Seah, Y.G., Mat Jaafar, TNA & Mohd Sharol, A. (2020). Field Guide to Trawl Fishes near Bidong Island. Penerbit UMT. pp. 144.
  5. Seah, Y.G., Mohd Sharol, A., Mazlan, A.G. & Mat Jaafar, T.N.A. (2021). Marine Fishes of Kuantan : Malaysia Biodiversity Information System (MyBIS). Penerbit UMT. pp. 172.
  6. Yoshida, T., Nurulhuda, E.M., Musikasinthorn, P. & Matsuura, K. (2013). Fishes of Northern Gulf of Thailand, Volume 8. National Museum of Nature and Science,Tsukuba. Research Institute for Humanity and Nature,Kyoto. Kagoshima University Museum, Kagoshima., Japan. pp. 239.
  7. Yusri, A., Hamdan, J. & Abdul Rahman, A.M. (2010). Ikan Laut Malaysia: Glosari Nama Sahih Spesis Ikan . Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. pp. 290.
Checklist
  1. Check List of Marine Fishes of the Southeast Asian Region (1996)

Acknowledgements :- Ms. Aida Salihah Binti Abu Bakar, Mrs. Aziemah Binti Kinan, Ms. Mira Farzana Binti Mohamad Mokhtar, Mrs. Noratikah Binti Ab. Manaf, Ms. Nurfadzilah Bt Azmi, Ms. Nursyafiqa Madzlen, Ms. Siti Zubaidah Binti Abdul Latif & Mr. Yasser Mohamed Arifin

Species Citation :- Priacanthus macracanthus. Malaysia Biodiversity Information System (MyBIS). Accessed via https://www.mybis.gov.my/sp/28159. [Retrieved 01 March 2024].

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