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Stereolepis gigas Ayres, 1859

Giant seabass
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Actinopterygii (strålfeniga fiskar) > 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 Ekologi

; marina bottenlevande; djupintervall 5 - 46 m (Ref. 2850).   Subtropical; 41°N - 16°N

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

Size / Vikt / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 250 cm TL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 40637); publicerad maxvikt: 255.6 kg (Ref. 4699); rapporterad maxålder: 75 år (Ref. 4563)

Biologi     Ordlista (t.ex. 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 Könsmognad | Reproduktion | Lek | Ägg | Fecundity | Larver

Pelagic spawner (Ref. 56049).

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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

Fiskeri: kommersiell; sportfisk: ja
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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].
Trofisk nivå (Ref. 69278):  4.5   ±0.80 se; Based on food items.
Resiliens (Ref. 69278):  Mycket låg, lägsta populationsfördubblingstid mer än 14 år (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.