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Chilomycterus reticulatus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Spotfin burrfish
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Actinopterígios (peces con aletas radiadas) > Tetraodontiformes (Puffers and filefishes) > Diodontidae (Porcupinefishes (burrfishes))
Etymology: Chilomycterus: Greek, cheilos = lip + Greek, mykter, -eros = nose (Ref. 45335).  More on author: Linnaeus.

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

; marino asociado a arrecife; rango de profundidad 20 - 100 m (Ref. 9680).   Subtropical; - 24°S, 98°W - 34°W

Distribución Países | Áreas FAO | Ecosistemas | Ocurrencias, apariciones | Point map | Introducciones | Faunafri

Circumglobal: Gulf of Mexico, Atlantic, Indian and Pacific oceans.

Tamaño / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 69.7 cm NG macho / no sexado; (Ref. 89467); common length : 30.0 cm TL macho / no sexado; (Ref. 26999)

Short description Morfología | Morfometría

Espinas dorsales (total): 0; Radios blandos dorsales (total): 12-14; Espinas anales 0; Radios blandos anales: 11 - 14. Adults grey to brown with a black gular band and small black spots on upper surfaces and fins; pelagic juveniles blue with dark spots above, the spots descending to belly (Ref. 4423).

Biología     Glosario (por ej. epibenthic)

Adults found in reefs and over soft bottoms to depths of 100 m, but may occur deeper in the tropics (Ref. 30573). Often found washed up on beaches. Known to brace themselves against the substrate to sleep at night (Ref. 4930). Appear to be active during the day. Juveniles often with floating weeds (Ref. 48637). Solitary. Juveniles pelagic in oceanic surface waters (Ref. 30573). Feed on hard-shelled invertebrates. Not usually marketed.

Life cycle and mating behavior Madurez | Reproducción | Puesta | Huevos | Fecundidad | Larva

Main reference Upload your references | Referencias | Coordinador | Colaboradores

Leis, J.M., 2001. Diodontidae. Porcupine fishes (burrfishes). p. 3958-3965. In K.E. Carpenter and V. Niem (eds.) FAO species identification guide for fishery purposes. The living marine resources of the Western Central Pacific. Vol. 6. Bony fishes part 4 (Labridae to Latimeriidae), estuarine crocodiles. FAO, Rome. (Ref. 9680)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)

  Least Concern (LC) ; Date assessed: 06 June 2011

CITES (Ref. 118484)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Venomous





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Estimates based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 18.4 - 28.3, mean 27 (based on 959 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5313   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.03090 (0.01305 - 0.07317), b=2.89 (2.68 - 3.10), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Nivel trófico (Ref. 69278):  3.5   ±0.41 se; Based on food items.
Resiliencia (Ref. 120179):  .
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low to moderate vulnerability (26 of 100) .