Selene setapinnis, Atlantic moonfish : fisheries, aquarium

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Selene setapinnis (Mitchill, 1815)

Atlantic moonfish
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Actinoptérygiens (poissons à nageoires rayonnées) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Carangidae (Jacks and pompanos) > Caranginae
Etymology: Selene: Greek, selene = moon (Ref. 45335).  More on author: Mitchill.

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

; marin; saumâtre benthopélagique; profondeur 0 - 55 m (Ref. 26912).   Subtropical; 46°N - 45°S, 98°W - 16°W

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Western Atlantic: Nova Scotia, Canada through most of the West Indies; along coasts of Gulf of Mexico and South America (Ref. 26938) to Mar del Plata, Argentina. Absent from the Bahamas (Ref. 26938). Replaced by Selene dorsalis in the eastern Atlantic. These two species have not been adequately studied and may prove to be conspecific. Known to occur in Mauritania (Ref. 5377).

Length at first maturity / Taille / Poids / Âge

Maturity: Lm 20.5  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 60.0 cm TL mâle / non sexé; (Ref. 26340); common length : 25.0 cm TL mâle / non sexé; (Ref. 5217); poids max. publié: 4.6 kg (Ref. 26340)

Description synthétique Morphologie | Morphométrie

Épines dorsales (Total): 9; Rayons mous dorsaux (Total): 21; Épines anales 3; Rayons mous anaux: 17. Pelvic fin small (Ref. 13608). A very deep-bodied, short and strongly compressed fish. Facial profile nearly vertical and concave. Pelvic fin very short (Ref. 26938).

Biologie     Glossaire (ex. epibenthic)

Adults usually found near the bottom from inshore waters to at least 54 m depth, but may form schools near the surface (Ref. 5217). Juveniles are found on muddy bottoms brackish estuaries and in coastal marine waters (Ref. 5217). Adults feed on small fishes and crustaceans. Good food fish and marketed fresh.

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturité | Reproduction | Frai | Œufs | Fécondité | Larves

Référence principale Upload your references | Références | Coordinateur : Smith-Vaniz, William F. | Collaborateurs

Cervigón, F., 1993. Los peces marinos de Venezuela. Volume 2. Fundación Científica Los Roques, Caracas,Venezuela. 497 p. (Ref. 9626)

Statut dans la liste rouge de l'IUCN (Ref. 120744)

  Préoccupation mineure (LC) ; Date assessed: 21 August 2012

CITES (Ref. 118484)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Menace pour l'homme

  Reports of ciguatera poisoning (Ref. 30911)





Utilisations par l'homme

Pêcheries: hautement commercial; Aquarium: Aquariums publics
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Estimates based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 12 - 27.9, mean 24.4 (based on 656 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5039   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01349 (0.00889 - 0.02047), b=2.93 (2.81 - 3.05), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this species & (Sub)family-body (Ref. 93245).
Niveau trophique (Ref. 69278):  3.7   ±0.52 se; Based on food items.
Generation time: 1.7 ( na - na) years. Estimated as median LN(3)/K based on 1 growth studies.
Résilience (Ref. 120179):  Milieu, temps minimum de doublement de population : 1,4 à 4,4 années (tmax=4.5; assuming tm=2-3).
Prior r = 0.54, 95% CL = 0.36 - 0.81, Based on 2 stock assessments.
Vulnérabilité (Ref. 59153):  Low to moderate vulnerability (27 of 100) .
Catégorie de prix (Ref. 80766):   Medium.