Cantherhines macrocerus, American whitespotted filefish : aquarium
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Cantherhines macrocerus (Hollard, 1853)

American whitespotted filefish
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> Tetraodontiformes (Puffers and filefishes) > Monacanthidae (Filefishes)
Etymology: Cantherhines: Greek, kanthos = the outer or inner corner of the eye, where the lids meet, 1646 + Greek, rhinos = nose (Ref. 45335).

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

marien rifbewoner; diepte 2 - 40 m (Ref. 58047), usually 3 - 20 m (Ref. 40849). Tropical; 33°N - 26°S, 99°W - 14°W

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Western Atlantic: Florida, USA and Bermuda to São Paulo, Brazil. Eastern Atlantic: St. Paul's Rocks (Ref. 13121).

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Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 46.0 cm TL mannelijk / geslacht onbekend; (Ref. 7251)

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Dorsale stekels (totaal): 2; Dorsale zachte stralen (totaal): 34-36; Anale stekels 0; Anale zachte stralen: 29 - 32. Adults are brown, with or without many prominent white spots on body and head; caudal fin black with obscure curved median white bar and two indistinct white basal spots (Ref. 13442). Males are readily distinguished from females of about same size by the larger spines on caudal peduncle and by orange color of patch of setae anterior to the peduncular spines on males (Ref. 13442).

Biologie     Verklarende woordenlijst (bv. epibenthic)

Inhabits coral reefs or rocky bottoms (Ref. 5217). Found among gorgonians. Occurs in pairs (Ref. 5521). Feeds mainly on sponges, gorgonians, and algae (Ref. 9710) but also eats hydroids and stinging coral (Ref. 13442).

Levenscyclus en paargedrag Maturiteit | Voortplanting | Paaien | Eieren | Fecunditeit | Larven

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Robins, C.R. and G.C. Ray, 1986. A field guide to Atlantic coast fishes of North America. Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, U.S.A. 354 p. (Ref. 7251)

Status op de Rode Lijst van het IUCN (Ref. 126983)

  Niet bedreigd (LC) ; Date assessed: 10 September 2014

CITES

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Gevaar voor de mens

  Harmless





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Estimates based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 123201): 24.9 - 28, mean 27.1 °C (based on 268 cells).
Fylogenetische diversiteitsindex (Ref. 82804):  PD50 = 0.5002   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.02089 (0.01283 - 0.03402), b=2.94 (2.80 - 3.08), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this species & (Sub)family-body (Ref. 93245).
Trofisch niveau (Ref. 69278):  3.1   ±0.1 se; based on diet studies.
Weerstandsvermogen (Ref. 120179):  Gemiddeld, minimale populatieverdubbelingstijd 1,4-4,4 jaar (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Fishing Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Moderate vulnerability (36 of 100).
Nutrients (Ref. 124155):  Calcium = 22.3 [6.6, 67.0] mg/100g ; Iron = 0.715 [0.250, 1.955] mg/100g ; Protein = 18.2 [16.0, 20.3] % ; Omega3 = 0.0721 [, ] g/100g ; Selenium = 47.6 [18.4, 133.5] μg/100g ; VitaminA = 49.5 [13.6, 175.9] μg/100g ; Zinc = 1.55 [0.70, 2.75] mg/100g (wet weight);