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Atractoscion nobilis (Ayres, 1860)

White weakfish
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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: Atractoscion: Greek, atraktos, arrow + Greek, skion, skiaina = barbel, red mullet (Ref. 45335).  More on author: Ayres.

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

; marino demersal; rango de profundidad 0 - 122 m (Ref. 2850).   Subtropical; 65°N - 22°N

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Eastern Pacific: Alaska to southern Baja California, Mexico and the Gulf of California.

Tamaño / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 166 cm TL macho / no sexado; (Ref. 40637); common length : 100.0 cm TL macho / no sexado; (Ref. 9118); peso máximo publicado: 41.0 kg (Ref. 2850); edad máxima reportada: 20 años (Ref. 56049)

Short description Morfología | Morfometría

Espinas dorsales (total): 10 - 11; Radios blandos dorsales (total): 20-23; Espinas anales 2; Radios blandos anales: 8 - 9; Vértebra: 24. Pelvic fins with fleshy appendage at base.

Biología     Glosario (por ej. epibenthic)

Often in schools over rocky bottom and in kelp beds (Ref. 2850). Also found in the surf zone (Ref. 2850). Young in bays and along sandy beaches (Ref. 2850). Feed on fishes, squids, and crayfish (Ref. 6885). Pelagic spawners (Ref. 56049). Excellent food fish (Ref. 9118).

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

Pelagic spawner (Ref. 56049).

Main reference Upload your references | Referencias | Coordinador | 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)

  Least Concern (LC) ; Date assessed: 22 May 2007

CITES (Ref. 115941)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





Human uses

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

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 9 - 22.9, mean 12.8 (based on 76 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5312   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00832 (0.00419 - 0.01652), b=3.06 (2.90 - 3.22), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this species & (Sub)family-body (Ref. 93245).
Nivel trófico (Ref. 69278):  4.3   ±0.70 se; Based on food items.
Resiliencia (Ref. 69278):  Bajo, población duplicada en un tiempo mínimo de 4.5-14 años (K=0.13; tm=4; tmax=20).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  High to very high vulnerability (70 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Very high.