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Moonfish (Mene Maculata) Pez Luna
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Family: Menidae (Moonfish)
Order:   Perciformes  (perch-likes)
Class:   Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes)
FishBase name: Moonfish
Max. size:   30.0 cm
Environment:   reef-associated; brackish; marine ; depth range 50 - 200 m
Climate: tropical; 32?N - 28?S
Importance:   fisheries: commercial
Resilience:   High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (K=1.2)

Gazetteer Indo-Pacific: East Africa to southern Japan and northeastern Australia. Recorded from the South China Sea (Ref. 4883) and the Arafura Sea (Ref. 9819).

Morphology:   Dorsal spines (total): 3-4; Dorsal soft rays (total): 40-45; Anal spines: 0; Anal soft rays: 30-33. Dorsal spines disappear with age; dark blue above, silvery white below; 2-3 rows of dark spots above and below lateral line (Ref. 4375).

Biology:   Inhabits deeper coastal waters near the bottom on both the continental shelves and around major island groups; sometimes in river estuaries

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