Reptilia | Squamata
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthopelagic; brackish; depth range 4 - 20 m (Ref. 2413). Tropical
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm 58.0  range ? - ? cm Max length : 81.0 cm SVL male/unsexed; (Ref. 2413)
This species has small scales with tubercle-like keels, and a stout and compressed body. Females grow to a larger size than males.
Length based on occurrence record; to be replaced with a better reference. Nocturnal. Feeds on gobies and occasionally on marine crustaceans (Ref. 2413). Usually found in inshore waters, estuaries, and tidal rivers (Ref. 78651). Breeding season begins in July (end of monsoon season) to December in Phangnga Bay. Clutch size averaged 5.18 -/+ 0.37 individuals and increased with maternal body size (Ref. 2413).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Breeding season begins in July (end of monsoon season) to December in Phangnga Bay. Clutch size averaged 5.18 -/+ 0.37 individuals and increased with maternal body size.
Wangkulangkul, S., K. Thirakhupt and H.K. Voris. 2005. (Ref. 2413)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 119314)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
Fisheries: of no interest
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Estimates of some properties based on models
): 25.2 - 29.3, mean 28.7 (based on 2280 cells).
Low to moderate vulnerability (30 of 100)