Sphyraena guachancho, Guachanche barracuda : fisheries

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Sphyraena guachancho Cuvier, 1829

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

> Carangaria/misc (Various families in series Carangaria) > Sphyraenidae (Barracudas)
Etymology: Sphyraena: Greek, sphyraina, -es = the name of a fish (Ref. 45335).  More on author: Cuvier.

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

; marino; salobre; rango de profundidad 0 - 100 m (Ref. 26999).   Subtropical; 43°N - 37°S, 98°W - 14°E

Distribución Países | Áreas FAO | Ecosistemas | Ocurrencias, apariciones | Point map | Introducciones | Faunafri

Western Atlantic: Massachusetts (USA), northern Gulf of Mexico, and throughout the Caribbean Sea to Brazil. Eastern Atlantic: Senegal to Angola, including the Canary Islands and Cape Verde.

Length at first maturity / Tamaño / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?, range 35 - ? cm
Max length : 200 cm TL macho / no sexado; (Ref. 27000); common length : 70.0 cm TL macho / no sexado; (Ref. 5217); peso máximo publicado: 1.8 kg (Ref. 57401)

Short description Morfología | Morfometría

Espinas dorsales (total): 6; Radios blandos dorsales (total): 9; Espinas anales 2; Radios blandos anales: 8. Diagnosis: 102-119 scales in lateral line; no chevrons on the flanks or, if present, not so well marked as in Sphyraena afra (Ref. 57401).

Biología     Glosario (por ej. epibenthic)

Occurs in shallow and generally turbid coastal water over muddy bottoms, often around river estuaries. Schooling species (Ref. 6949). Occasionally enters estuaries and brackish waters (Ref. 57401). Feeds on mainly on fishes belonging to the Engraulidae, Clupeidae, Lutjanidae and Synodontidae families and also on squid from the Loliginidae family (Ref. 9626). Maximum reported size: 71cm (Ref. 57401). Marketed fresh and salted.

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

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De Sylva, D.P., 1990. Sphyraenidae. p. 860-864. 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. 6949)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 123251)

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

CITES (Ref. 123416)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





Human uses

Pesquerías: comercial
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Estimates based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 19.4 - 27.9, mean 25.1 °C (based on 752 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00708 (0.00435 - 0.01153), b=2.93 (2.79 - 3.07), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this species & Genus-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Nivel trófico (Ref. 69278):  4.4   ±0.3 se; based on diet studies.
Resiliencia (Ref. 120179):  Muy bajo, población duplicada en un tiempo mínimo superior a 14 años (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Very high vulnerability (79 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Medium.
Nutrients (Ref. 124155):  Calcium = 23.3 [9.7, 59.8] mg/100g ; Iron = 0.797 [0.337, 2.882] mg/100g ; Protein = 19.5 [17.7, 21.2] % ; Omega3 = 0.531 [0.201, 1.367] g/100g ; Selenium = 27.4 [8.9, 82.4] μg/100g ; VitaminA = 6.09 [1.10, 47.43] μg/100g ; Zinc = 0.462 [0.272, 0.862] mg/100g (wet weight); based on nutrient studies.