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Calamus bajonado (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)

Jolthead porgy
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Actinopterígios (peces con aletas radiadas) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Sparidae (Porgies)
Etymology: Calamus: Greek, kalamos = reed, cane (Ref. 45335).  More on authors: Bloch & Schneider.

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

; marino asociado a arrecife; rango de profundidad 3 - 200 m (Ref. 26938).   Subtropical; 42°N - 18°S, 98°W - 34°W

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Western Atlantic: Rhode Island (USA), Bermuda, and northern Gulf of Mexico southward to Brazil. Most abundant in the West Indies (Ref. 9626).

Length at first maturity / Tamaño / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?, range 30 - 42 cm
Max length : 76.0 cm FL macho / no sexado; (Ref. 40637); common length : 54.0 cm TL macho / no sexado; (Ref. 3815); peso máximo publicado: 10.6 kg (Ref. 4699)

Short description Morfología | Morfometría

Espinas dorsales (total): 12; Radios blandos dorsales (total): 12; Espinas anales 3; Radios blandos anales: 10. Blue line under each eye. Corner of mouth and isthmus have orange cast (Ref. 26938). An irregular row of small molariform teeth inside and toward the front of the three usual rows of molars at side of upper jaw; dorsal profile of head evenly convex and not very steep (Ref. 13442).

Biología     Glosario (por ej. epibenthic)

Inhabits coastal waters. Found on vegetated sand bottoms and more frequently on coral bottoms. Occasionally found at depths at least 180m (Ref. 09710) and 200 m. (Ref. 26938). Large adults are usually solitary. Feeds mainly on sea urchins, (including Diadema, Ref. 13442), crabs and mollusks. Excellent food fish (Ref. 5521).

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

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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: 30 March 2011

CITES (Ref. 115941)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Reports of ciguatera poisoning (Ref. 9710)





Human uses

Pesquerías: escaso valor comercial; pesca deportiva: si
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Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 18.6 - 27.5, mean 24.3 (based on 261 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5001   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.02692 (0.01676 - 0.04323), b=2.91 (2.78 - 3.04), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this species & Genus-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Nivel trófico (Ref. 69278):  3.5   ±0.2 se; Based on diet studies.
Resiliencia (Ref. 69278):  Medio, población duplicada en un tiempo mínimo de 1.4-4.4 años (tm=3).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  High vulnerability (56 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Medium.