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Cynoscion xanthulus Jordan & Gilbert, 1882

Orangemouth weakfish
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Actinopterygii (strålfeniga fiskar) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Sciaenidae (Drums or croakers)
Etymology: Cynoscion: Greek, kyon = dog + Greek, odous = teeth + Greek, skion, skiaina = barbel, red mullet (Ref. 45335).  More on authors: Jordan & Gilbert.

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

; marina; brackvatten bentopelagisk; djupintervall 1 - 50 m (Ref. 96339).   Tropical; 33°N - 14°N, 118°W - 92°W

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Eastern Pacific: Mexico. Introduced into the highly saline waters of Salton Sea in southern California, USA.

Size / Vikt / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 129 cm TL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 40637); publicerad maxvikt: 24.6 kg (Ref. 40637)

Biologi     Ordlista (t.ex. epibenthic)

Inhabits coastal waters (Ref. 9118).

Life cycle and mating behavior Könsmognad | Reproduktion | Lek | Ägg | Fecundity | Larver

Oviparous (Ref. 240).

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Page, L.M. and B.M. Burr, 1991. A field guide to freshwater fishes of North America north of Mexico. Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston. 432 p. (Ref. 5723)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)

  Data deficient (DD) ; Date assessed: 23 May 2007

CITES (Ref. 115941)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





Human uses

Fiskeri: kommersiellt viktig; sportfisk: ja
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Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 20.6 - 27.9, mean 23 (based on 32 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00759 (0.00432 - 0.01334), b=3.05 (2.90 - 3.20), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this species & Genus-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trofisk nivå (Ref. 69278):  4.1   ±0.7 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resiliens (Ref. 69278):  Låg, lägsta populationsfördubblingstid 4,5-14 år (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  High to very high vulnerability (65 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Medium.