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H. whitei (White's)

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H. lichtensteinii
H. minotauri

H. mohnikei
H. procerus
H. reidi
H. sindonis
H. spinosissimus
H. subelongatus
H. trimaculatus
H. tuberculatus
H. whitei
H. zebra
H. zosterae

Location:  Eastern Australia

Environment:  shallow, weedy inshore areas also around jetties

Climate:  Sub-tropical

Availability:  CB & WC available

Physical Characteristics:  4"-5"(6.0-13.0cm), Coronet: high, inclined backwards with seven sharp angles or points.  Spines: variable: long snout; prominent, sharp eye spines; single or double cheek spines; head quite narrow. Color pattern: dull greyish brown to yellow; often mottled brown

Reproduction:  Gestation period 21-22 days depending on temperature . Monogamous and faithful to pair in the wild

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