Caulolatilus affinis, Bighead tilefish : fisheries

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Caulolatilus affinis Gill, 1865

Bighead tilefish
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Classification / Names Nomi Comuni | Sinonimi | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterigi (pesci con pinne raggiate) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Malacanthidae (Tilefishes) > Latilinae
Etymology: Caulolatilus: Greek, kaulos = stem, stalk + Latin, latus = wide (Ref. 45335).  More on author: Gill.

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

; marino; salmastro demersale; distribuzione batimetrica 30 - 185 m (Ref. 9119).   Tropical; 33°N -

Distribuzione Stati | Aree FAO | Ecosystems | Presenze | Point map | Introduzioni | Faunafri

Eastern Pacific: Gulf of California to Peru.

Size / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 49.5 cm TL maschio/sesso non determinato; (Ref. 5592); common length : 45.0 cm TL maschio/sesso non determinato; (Ref. 9119); peso massimo pubblicato: 680.00 g (Ref. 40637)

Biologia     Glossario (es. epibenthic)

Inhabits rocky and sandy bottoms, near isolated reefs (Ref. 9119). Mature females are encountered in April and November in the Gulf of California, Mexico and in September in Colombia, Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands (Ref. 9119). Marketed fresh or frozen and considered of excellent quality for human consumption (Ref. 9119).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturità | Riproduzione | Deposizione | Uova | Fecundity | Larve

Main reference Upload your references | Bibliografia | Coordinatore : Dooley, James | Collaboratori

Dooley, J.K., 1978. Systematics and biology of the tilefishes (Perciformes: Branchiostegidae and Malacanthidae) with descriptions of two new species. NOAA Tech. Rep. NMFS Circ. No. 411:1-78. (Ref. 8991)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)

  Least Concern (LC) ; Date assessed: 23 May 2007

CITES (Ref. 118484)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





Human uses

Pesca: commerciale
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Estimates based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 13.5 - 21.7, mean 15.8 (based on 66 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5005   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.7   ±0.5 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Generation time: 11.9 ( na - na) years. Estimated as median LN(3)/K based on 2 growth studies.
Resilienza (Ref. 120179):  Basso, tempo minimo di raddoppiamento della popolazione 4.5 - 14 anni (k=0.09-0.17).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Moderate to high vulnerability (51 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Very high.