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Balistes punctatus Gmelin, 1789

Bluespotted triggerfish
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Actinopterygii (strålfeniga fiskar) > Tetraodontiformes (Puffers and filefishes) > Balistidae (Triggerfishes)
Etymology: Balistes: Latin, balista, -ae = crossbowman. In Greek, ballo = to throw (Ref. 45335).  More on author: Gmelin.

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

; marina bottenlevande; djupintervall 0 - 200 m (Ref. 7348), usually 0 - 50 m (Ref. 7348).   Tropical; 32°N - 17°S, 26°W - 14°E

Utbredning Länder | FAO områden | Ekosystem | Förekomster | Point map | Utplanteringar | Faunafri

Eastern Atlantic: Morocco to Angola, including the Canary Islands, and Cape Verde.

Size / Vikt / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 60.0 cm TL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 2683); common length : 25.0 cm TL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 2683); publicerad maxvikt: 1.8 kg (Ref. ); publicerad maxvikt: 1.8 kg

Biologi     Ordlista (t.ex. epibenthic)

Found over sand and rock bottoms of coastal waters. Feeds on crabs and bivalves (Ref. 4727).

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

Main reference Upload your references | referenser | Koordinator : Matsuura, Keiichi | Medarbetare

Harmelin-Vivien, M.L. and J.-C. Quéro, 1990. Balistidae. p. 1055-1060. In J.C. Quero, J.C. Hureau, C. Karrer, A. Post and L. Saldanha (eds.) Check-list of the fishes of the eastern tropical Atlantic (CLOFETA). JNICT, Lisbon; SEI, Paris; and UNESCO, Paris. Vol. 2. (Ref. 7348)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)

  Sårbar, se IUCNs rödlista (VU) (A2bd); Date assessed: 16 June 2011

CITES (Ref. 115941)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





Human uses

Fiskeri: kommersiell
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Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 19.9 - 28, mean 26.2 (based on 196 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5078   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.02951 (0.01925 - 0.04525), b=2.88 (2.75 - 3.01), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this species & (Sub)family-body (Ref. 93245).
Trofisk nivå (Ref. 69278):  3.4   ±0.43 se; Based on food items.
Resiliens (Ref. 69278):  Mellan, lägsta populationsfördubblingstid 1,4-4,4 år (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low to moderate vulnerability (34 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Medium.