Megalodoras uranoscopus : fisheries

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Megalodoras uranoscopus (Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1888)

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Classification / Names Nomi Comuni | Sinonimi | Catalog of Fishes(Genere, Specie) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

> Siluriformes (Catfishes) > Doradidae (Thorny catfishes) > Doradinae
Etymology: Megalodoras: Greek, megas, megalos = great + Greek, doras = skin (Ref. 45335).  More on authors: Eigenmann & Eigenmann.

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

; acqua dolce demersale.   Tropical; 22°C - 25°C (Ref. 2059)

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

South America: Amazon, Tocantins and Essequibo River basins.

Length at first maturity / Size / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?, range 54 - ? cm
Max length : 53.0 cm SL maschio/sesso non determinato; (Ref. 9081); 60.0 cm SL (female); common length : 49.0 cm SL maschio/sesso non determinato; (Ref. 9081); peso massimo pubblicato: 2.9 kg (Ref. 9081); peso massimo pubblicato: 2.9 kg

Biologia     Glossario (es. epibenthic)

Occurs in small groups and occasionally forms schools. Inhabits rivers. Is mainly diurnal. Feeds on the fruits of Licania longipetala and Astrocaryum jauary. Also feeds on pulmonate snails (Ref. 9086).

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

Main reference Upload your references | Bibliografia | Coordinatore : Ferraris, Jr., Carl J. | Collaboratori

Sabaj, M.H. and C.J. Ferraris Jr., 2003. Doradidae (Thorny catfishes). p. 456-469. In R.E. Reis, S.O. Kullander and C.J. Ferraris, Jr. (eds.) Checklist of the Freshwater Fishes of South and Central America. Porto Alegre: EDIPUCRS, Brasil. (Ref. 37054)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 123251)


CITES (Ref. 123416)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





Human uses

Pesca: commerciale
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Estimates based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.7500   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00871 (0.00469 - 0.01616), b=3.09 (2.92 - 3.26), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this species & (Sub)family-body (Ref. 93245).
Trophic level (Ref. 69278):  2.7   ±0.39 se; based on food items.
Resilienza (Ref. 120179):  Medio, tempo minimo di raddoppiamento della popolazione 1.4 - 4.4 anni (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Moderate to high vulnerability (52 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Unknown.