Priacanthus arenatus, Atlantic bigeye : fisheries, gamefish, aquarium

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Priacanthus arenatus Cuvier, 1829

Atlantic bigeye
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Classification / Names Nombres comunes | Sinónimos | Catalog of Fishes(Género, Especie) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

> Eupercaria/misc (Various families in series Eupercaria) > Priacanthidae (Bigeyes or catalufas)
Etymology: Priacanthus: Greek, prion = saw + Greek, akantha = thorn (Ref. 45335).
More on author: Cuvier.

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

; marino asociado a arrecife; rango de profundidad 10 - 200 m (Ref. 5403), usually 15 - 100 m (Ref. 10786). Subtropical; 44°N - 40°S, 98°W - 34°E

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Tropical and tropically influenced areas of the Atlantic Ocean. Western Atlantic: Canada (Ref. 5951) to Bermuda and at least North Carolina, USA (Ref. 5403) southward to northern Argentina (Ref. 3800). Eastern Atlantic: Madeira to Namibia. Mediterranean (Ref. 50345). Reports from the Indo-Pacific are misidentifications.

Tamaño / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 50.0 cm TL macho / no sexado; (Ref. 40637); common length : 35.0 cm TL macho / no sexado; (Ref. 3661); peso máximo publicado: 2.9 kg (Ref. 40637)

Short description Morfología | Morfometría

Espinas dorsales (total): 10; Radios blandos dorsales (total): 14; Espinas anales 3; Radios blandos anales: 15

Biología     Glosario (por ej. epibenthic)

Found on coral reefs and rocky bottoms (Ref. 3800). Forms small aggregations near the bottom (Ref. 10786). A nocturnal feeder (Ref. 5521), feeds mainly on small fishes, crustaceans and polychaetes (Ref. 3800). Most of its prey are larvae. Flesh considered excellent quality; marketed fresh (Ref. 5217).

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

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Starnes, W.C., 1988. Revision, phylogeny and biogeographic comments on the circumtropical marine percoid fish family Priacanthidae. Bull. Mar. Sci. 43(2):117-203. (Ref. 5403)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 125652)

  Least Concern (LC) ; Date assessed: 29 January 2013

CITES

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Reports of ciguatera poisoning (Ref. 31174)





Human uses

Pesquerías: escaso valor comercial; pesca deportiva: si; Acuario: Comercial
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Fuentes de Internet

AFORO (otoliths) | Aquatic Commons | BHL | Cloffa | BOLDSystems | Websites from users | Check FishWatcher | CISTI | Catalog of Fishes: Género, Especie | DiscoverLife | ECOTOX | FAO - Publication: search | Faunafri | Fishipedia | Fishtrace | GenBank: genome, nucleotide | GloBI | GoMexSI (interaction data) | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | IGFA World Record | MitoFish | Bases de datos nacionales | Otolith Atlas of Taiwan Fishes | Acuarios públicos | PubMed | Reef Life Survey | Socotra Atlas | Árbol de la vida | Wikipedia: Go, búsqueda | World Records Freshwater Fishing | Zoobank | Expediente Zoológico

Estimates based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 16.7 - 27.8, mean 24.7 °C (based on 1098 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5002   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01698 (0.01317 - 0.02190), b=2.90 (2.83 - 2.97), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this species (Ref. 93245).
Nivel trófico (Ref. 69278):  4.0   ±0.0 se; based on diet studies.
Generation time: 1.6 ( na - na) years. Estimated as median ln(3)/K based on 1 growth studies.
Resiliencia (Ref. 120179):  Alto, población duplicada en un tiempo mínimo inferior a 15 meses (K=0.7).
Fishing Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (25 of 100) .
Climate Vulnerability (Ref. 125649):   (0 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   High.
Nutrients (Ref. 124155):  Calcium = 39.6 [21.9, 86.1] mg/100g ; Iron = 0.97 [0.59, 1.59] mg/100g ; Protein = 20.6 [19.6, 21.5] % ; Omega3 = 0.223 [0.135, 0.373] g/100g ; Selenium = 22.5 [11.5, 43.8] μg/100g ; VitaminA = 24.9 [7.7, 80.9] μg/100g ; Zinc = 0.812 [0.540, 1.234] mg/100g (wet weight);