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Elops senegalensis Regan, 1909

Senegalese ladyfish
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Actinopterígios (peces con aletas radiadas) > Elopiformes (Tarpons and tenpounders) > Elopidae (Tenpounders)
Etymology: Elops: Greek, ellops = a kind of serpent (Ref. 45335).  More on author: Regan.

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

; marino; salobre; rango de profundidad ? - 50 m (Ref. 118623).   Tropical; 22°N - 7°S, 26°W - 13°E (Ref. 118623)

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Eastern Atlantic: West African coast from Mauritania to the Democratic Republic of Congo (Ref. 2844, 4445, 81265). It is often confused with Elops lacerta (Ref. 81265).

Tamaño / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 90.0 cm TL macho / no sexado; (Ref. 81265); common length : 60.0 cm TL macho / no sexado; (Ref. 2683); peso máximo publicado: 5.9 kg (Ref. 40637)

Short description Morfología | Morfometría

Espinas dorsales (total): 0; Espinas anales 0. Diagnosis: Elops senegalensis is often confused with Elops lacerta, from which it is distinguished by a smaller number of gill-rakers on the lower limb of the first gill arch, being 11-15 vs. 17-19; and a greater number of small scales in the lateral line, 92-100 vs. 72-83 in E. lacerta (Ref. 2844, 81265).

Biología     Glosario (por ej. epibenthic)

Coastal pelagic species, occurring inshore and some way up the tidal rivers to the edge of the shelf (Ref. 4445). Feeds on fish and shrimps (Ref. 28587).

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

Main reference Upload your references | Referencias | Coordinador | Colaboradores

Schneider, W., 1990. FAO species identification sheets for fishery purposes. Field guide to the commercial marine resources of the Gulf of Guinea. Prepared and published with the support of the FAO Regional Office for Africa. Rome: FAO. 268 p. (Ref. 2683)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)

  Data deficient (DD) ; Date assessed: 30 March 2011

CITES (Ref. 115941)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





Human uses

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

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 23.8 - 28, mean 26.7 (based on 68 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5176   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Nivel trófico (Ref. 69278):  4.1   ±0.70 se; Based on food items.
Resiliencia (Ref. 69278):  .
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Moderate vulnerability (39 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Unknown.