Balistes polylepis, Finescale triggerfish : fisheries

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Balistes polylepis Steindachner, 1876

Finescale triggerfish
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> Tetraodontiformes (Puffers and filefishes) > Balistidae (Triggerfishes)
Etymology: Balistes: Latin, balista, -ae = crossbowman. In Greek, ballo = to throw (Ref. 45335).  More on author: Steindachner.

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

; marina revassocierade; djupintervall 3 - 60 m (Ref. 91172).   Subtropical; 38°N - 30°S, 180°W - 70°W

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Eastern Pacific: San Francisco, California, USA to Callao, Peru, including the Galapagos Islands.

Size / Vikt / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 76.0 cm TL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 2850); common length : 50.0 cm TL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 9276)

Short description Morfologi | Morfometri

Body compressed and deep; skin thick, with large, rectilinear, plate-like scales that are easily visible to the naked eye; mouth small; teeth strong and protruding, 8 in each jaw; dorsal fin with 3 spines and 26 to 28 rays; scales behind the gill openings larger than the neighboring scales; snout surrounded by scales (Ref. 55763).

Biologi     Ordlista (t.ex. epibenthic)

Occurs in rocky reefs, boulder strewn slopes and adjacent areas of sand. Adults demersal; young pelagic (Ref. 2850). Feeds on sea urchins, small crustaceans and mollusks (Ref. 5227). Minimum depth 3m (Ref. 116844).

Life cycle and mating behavior Könsmognad | Reproduktion | Lek | Ägg | Fecundity | Larver

Main reference Upload your references | referenser | Koordinator : Matsuura, Keiichi | Medarbetare

Eschmeyer, W.N., E.S. Herald and H. Hammann, 1983. A field guide to Pacific coast fishes of North America. Boston (MA, USA): Houghton Mifflin Company. xii+336 p. (Ref. 2850)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 123251)

  Least Concern (LC) ; Date assessed: 01 May 2008

CITES (Ref. 123416)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





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Fiskeri: kommersiell
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Estimates based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 19.2 - 28.9, mean 25.8 °C (based on 76 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5078   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.02630 (0.01667 - 0.04149), b=2.85 (2.72 - 2.98), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this species & (Sub)family-body (Ref. 93245).
Trofisk nivå (Ref. 69278):  3.3   ±0.37 se; based on food items.
Generation time: 6.5 ( na - na) years. Estimated as median ln(3)/K based on 1 growth studies.
Resiliens (Ref. 120179):  Låg, lägsta populationsfördubblingstid 4,5-14 år (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Moderate to high vulnerability (54 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Medium.
Nutrients (Ref. 124155):  Calcium = 19 [7, 44] mg/100g ; Iron = 0.669 [0.370, 1.375] mg/100g ; Protein = 19.3 [18.2, 20.5] % ; Omega3 = 0.179 [0.113, 0.282] g/100g ; Selenium = 19 [9, 42] μg/100g ; VitaminA = 25.6 [6.6, 96.0] μg/100g ; Zinc = 0.7 [0.4, 1.1] mg/100g (wet weight);