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Rusty-spotted toadfish

Torquigener pallimaculatus

(Image credit: Sue Morrison, WA Museum)

Dorsal colour pattern of small to moderately large rounded pale spots delineated by rosette of smaller dark spots on greyish-brown background. Double series of large dark spots on sides.

Length: Up to 15 cm


Sandy coastal areas; 7-20 m depth

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In Western Australia, log this species south of Perth metropolitan area

Related links/info

Species names on the Redmap site are based on the Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota or CAAB (http://www.cmar.csiro.au/caab/). This is updated regularly and lists the approved common name, family, species name and more.

Allen, GR (2009) Field Guide to Marine Fishes of Tropical Australia and South-east Asia Western Australian Museum.

Find further information and images at FISHES OF AUSTRALIA http://www.fishesofaustralia.net.au/

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