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Stereolepis gigas Ayres, 1859

Giant seabass
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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) > Polyprionidae (Wreckfishes)
Etymology: Stereolepis: Greek, stereos = dense + Greek,lepis = scale (Ref. 45335).  More on author: Ayres.

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

; marino demersal; rango de profundidad 5 - 46 m (Ref. 2850).   Subtropical; 41°N - 16°N

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

Eastern Pacific: Humboldt Bay in California, USA to Mexico. Northwest Pacific: Japan (Ref. 559).

Tamaño / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 250 cm TL macho / no sexado; (Ref. 40637); peso máximo publicado: 255.6 kg (Ref. 4699); edad máxima reportada: 75 años (Ref. 4563)

Biología     Glosario (por ej. epibenthic)

Occur on rock bottoms; near shore, outside kelp beds and along drop-offs (Ref. 2850). Large specimens usually found deeper than 30 m, small ones over sand and in kelp beds mostly from 12-21 m (Ref. 2850). Aggregate for spawning in summer (Ref. 2850). Pelagic spawners (Ref. 56049). Longevity of 90 to 100 years (Ref. 56049) stemmed from speculation on the age of a 557 lb fish caught in 1962, but the oldest age determined from otoliths of a 435 lb fish was 72 to75 years (Ref. 4563). Validated age so far is up to >50 years using bomb radiocarbon (A.H. Andrews, pers. comm.)

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

Pelagic spawner (Ref. 56049).

Main reference Upload your references | Referencias | Coordinador : Sedberry, George | Colaboradores

Eschmeyer, W.N., E.S. Herald and H. Hammann, 1983. A field guide to Pacific coast fishes of North America. Boston (MA, USA): Houghton Mifflin Company. xii+336 p. (Ref. 2850)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)

  Critically Endangered (CR) (A1bd); Date assessed: 30 April 2004

CITES (Ref. 115941)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





Human uses

Pesquerías: comercial; pesca deportiva: si
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Nombres comunes
Sinónimos
Metabolismo
Despredadores
Ecotoxicología
Reproducción
Madurez
Puesta
Agregación para la puesta
Fecundidad
Huevos
Egg development
Age/Size
Crecimiento
Length-weight
Length-length
Length-frequencies
Morfometría
Morfología
Larva
Dinámica larvaria
Reclutamiento
Abundancia
Referencias
Acuicultura
Perfil de acuicultura
Razas
Genética
Frecuencias de alelos
heritabilidad
Enfermedades
Procesamiento
Mass conversion
Colaboradores
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Sonidos
Ciguatera
Velocidad
Tipo de natación
Superficie branquial
Otolitos
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Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 14.8 - 23, mean 20.9 (based on 48 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.8125   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Nivel trófico (Ref. 69278):  4.5   ±0.80 se; Based on food items.
Resiliencia (Ref. 69278):  Muy bajo, población duplicada en un tiempo mínimo superior a 14 años (tm=11; tmax=75; also Musick et al. 2000 (Ref. 36717)).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Very high vulnerability (86 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Very high.