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Sciaenops ocellatus (Linnaeus, 1766)

Red drum
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Classification / Names Nombres comunes | Sinónimos | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterígios (peces con aletas radiadas) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Sciaenidae (Drums or croakers)
Etymology: Sciaenops: Greek, skiaina, skion = a fish, red mullet + Greek, ops = appearance (Ref. 45335).

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

; marino; salobre demersal; oceanodromo (Ref. 51243); rango de profundidad 10 - ? m (Ref. 9988).   Subtropical; 43°N - 0°S

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Western Atlantic: Massachusetts in USA to northern Mexico, including southern Florida, USA.

Length at first maturity / Tamaño / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm 86.3, range 55 - 80.3 cm
Max length : 155 cm TL macho / no sexado; (Ref. 3702); common length : 100.0 cm TL macho / no sexado; (Ref. 3702); peso máximo publicado: 45.0 kg (Ref. 9988); edad máxima reportada: 50 años (Ref. 32563)

Biología     Glosario (por ej. epibenthic)

Occurs usually over sand and sandy mud bottoms in coastal waters and estuaries. Abundant in surf zone. Feeds mainly on crustaceans, mollusks and fishes. Utilized fresh and frozen; can be pan-fried, broiled and baked (Ref. 9988).

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

Main reference Upload your references | Referencias | Coordinador | Colaboradores

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. 119314)

  Least Concern (LC) ; Date assessed: 01 December 2009

CITES (Ref. 115941)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless (Ref. 9988)





Human uses

Pesquerías: escaso valor comercial; Acuicultura: comercial; pesca deportiva: si; Acuario: Acuarios públicos
FAO(Acuicultura: producción, species profile; pesquerías: producción; publication : search) | FishSource | Sea Around Us

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Huevos
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heritabilidad
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Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 15.5 - 27.3, mean 24.2 (based on 180 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 1.0000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00871 (0.00555 - 0.01368), b=3.06 (2.93 - 3.19), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this species & (Sub)family-body (Ref. 93245).
Nivel trófico (Ref. 69278):  3.7   ±0.57 se; Based on food items.
Resiliencia (Ref. 69278):  Medio, población duplicada en un tiempo mínimo de 1.4-4.4 años (K=0.27; tmax=7; Fec~1 million).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Moderate vulnerability (43 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   High.