Scalefish Longsnout Boarfish Biology

Biology

SpeciesPentaceropsis recurvirostris
Common NameLongsnout Boarfish
ImportanceMinor
HabitatExposed reef
Depth4 – 260 m (Edgar, 2008)
DistributionMid-New South Wales to southern Western Australia, around Tasmania (Edgar, 2008)
DietBrittle stars, polychaetes, brown algae (Edgar, 2008; Scott and Glover, 1980)
Maximum Length (total length; cm)61 (Edgar, 2008)
Gillnet Post Release SurvivalHigh: 99.7% (Lyle et al., 2014)