Hemiramphus brasiliensis, Ballyhoo halfbeak : fisheries, bait

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Hemiramphus brasiliensis (Linnaeus, 1758)

Ballyhoo halfbeak
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Classification / Names Nomi Comuni | Sinonimi | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterigi (pesci con pinne raggiate) > Beloniformes (Needle fishes) > Hemiramphidae (Halfbeaks)
Etymology: Hemiramphus: Greek, hemi = half + Greek, rhamphos = bill, peak (Ref. 45335).  More on author: Linnaeus.

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

; marino associati a barriera corallina; distribuzione batimetrica 0 - 5 m (Ref. 3723), usually 0 - 2 m (Ref. 40849).   Subtropical; 43°N - 13°S

Distribuzione Stati | Aree FAO | Ecosystems | Presenze | Point map | Introduzioni | Faunafri

Western Atlantic: Massachusetts, USA and northern Gulf of Mexico to Brazil, including the Caribbean Sea (Ref. 3723); absent in Bermuda. Eastern Atlantic: Cape Verde and Dakar, Senegal to Luanda, Angola (Ref. 4497).

Length at first maturity / Size / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm 19.3  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 55.0 cm TL maschio/sesso non determinato; (Ref. 2683); common length : 35.0 cm TL maschio/sesso non determinato; (Ref. 3633); peso massimo pubblicato: 200.00 g (Ref. 5217)

Short description Morfologia | Morfometria

Raggi dorsali molli (totale): 13-14; Raggi anali molli: 12 - 13. No ridge between nostril and eye (Ref. 26938).

Biologia     Glossario (es. epibenthic)

An inshore, surface-dwelling species forming sizeable schools (Ref. 3723). Feeds mainly on sea grasses and small fishes (Ref. 3723). Mainly used as bait for offshore game fishes such as sailfishes and marlins; utilized as a food fish in the West Indies (Ref. 3723).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturità | Riproduzione | Deposizione | Uova | Fecundity | Larve

Main reference Upload your references | Bibliografia | Coordinatore : Collette, Bruce B. | Collaboratori

Robins, C.R. and G.C. Ray, 1986. A field guide to Atlantic coast fishes of North America. Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, U.S.A. 354 p. (Ref. 7251)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)

  Least Concern (LC) ; Date assessed: 21 August 2012

CITES (Ref. 118484)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Reports of ciguatera poisoning (Ref. 30911)





Human uses

Pesca: scarso interesse commerciale; esca: usually
FAO(pesca: production; publication : search) | FishSource | Sea Around Us

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Estimates based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 20.5 - 28.1, mean 27.3 (based on 858 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5005   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00269 (0.00207 - 0.00350), b=3.12 (3.05 - 3.19), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this species (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  2.3   ±0.1 se; Based on diet studies.
Generation time: 1.9 ( na - na) years. Estimated as median LN(3)/K based on 2 growth studies.
Resilienza (Ref. 120179):  Medio, tempo minimo di raddoppiamento della popolazione 1.4 - 4.4 anni (K=0.58 questionable; assuming tmax>3).
Prior r = 0.46, 95% CL = 0.28 - 0.77, Based on 1 stock assessment.
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low to moderate vulnerability (27 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Medium.