Teleostei (teleosts) > Centrarchiformes
(Basses) > Microcanthidae
Etymology: Atypichthys: Greek, atypus = not following the rules + Greek, ichthys = fish; perhaps a strange species.
More on author: Günther.
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Marine; brackish; reef-associated. Subtropical
Indo-West Pacific: southeastern Australia.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 25.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 9002); common length : 18.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 9002)
A schooling species, particularly common on coastal reefs in southern New South Wales (Ref. 9002). Also commonly found under jetties in harbors and large estuaries (Ref. 9002).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Kuiter, R.H., 1993. Coastal fishes of south-eastern Australia. University of Hawaii Press. Honolulu, Hawaii. 437 p. (Ref. 9002)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 126983)
Threat to humans
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