Acrochordus granulatus   (Schneider, 1799)

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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Reptilia | Squamata | Acrochordidae

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecology

Benthopelagic; brackish; depth range 4 - 20 m (Ref. 2413).  Tropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Indo-West Pacific.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm 58.0  range ? - ? cm Max length : 81.0 cm SVL male/unsexed; (Ref. 2413)

Short description Morphology

This species has small scales with tubercle-like keels, and a stout and compressed body. Females grow to a larger size than males.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

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.

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Wangkulangkul, S., K. Thirakhupt and H.K. Voris. 2005. (Ref. 2413)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 119314)

  Least Concern (LC) ; Date assessed: 15 February 2009

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses

Fisheries: of no interest
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Internet sources

BHL | BOLD Systems | CISTI | DiscoverLife | FAO(Publication : search) | GenBank (genome, nucleotide) | GloBI | | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | ispecies | PubMed | Tree of Life | Wikipedia (Go, Search) | Zoological Record

Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 25.2 - 29.3, mean 28.7 (based on 2280 cells).
Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Low to moderate vulnerability (30 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown