Petrus rupestris in South Africa
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Main Ref.
Also Ref.
Occurrence native
Importance commercial Ref. van der Elst, R.P. and F. Adkin (eds.), 1991
Aquaculture Ref.
Regulations Ref.
Freshwater No
Brackish Yes
Saltwater Yes
Live export
Bait No
Gamefish Yes
Abundance Ref.
Comments

Ranges from Natal to the Cape of Good Hope (Ref. 3507). According to deep-sea line fishers large specimens are found in Agulhas Bank. Status of stock critical; a prime linefish making up an important component of recreational and commercial catches (Ref. 4332). Also Ref. 5213, 12484.

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States/Provinces Complete? No
National Checklist
Country information https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/resources/the-world-factbook/geos/sf.html
(e.g. 9948)
( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Luna, Susan M.
Modified by Garilao, Cristina V.
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