Trachurus capensis, Cape horse mackerel : fisheries

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Trachurus capensis Castelnau, 1861

Cape horse mackerel
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Classification / Names Populärnamn | synonymer | Catalog of Fishes(Släkte, Arter) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

> Carangiformes (Jacks) > Carangidae (Jacks and pompanos) > Caranginae
Etymology: Trachurus: Greek, trachys, -eia, -ys = rough + Greek, oura = tail (Ref. 45335).
More on author: Castelnau.

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

; marina; djupintervall 0 - 500 m (Ref. 54925), usually 100 - 300 m (Ref. 54925). Subtropical; 7°N - 37°S, 4°E - 24°E (Ref. 54925)

Utbredning Länder | FAO områden | Ekosystem | Förekomster | Point map | Utplanteringar | Faunafri

Eastern Atlantic: Gulf of Guinea to South Africa. Bianchi et. al. 1993 notes 'Smith-Vaniz (1992, pers. comm.) does not believe that Trachurus capensis is a valid species but admits that an adequate series of this species along the coast of Africa are not available'.

Length at first maturity / Size / Vikt / Age

Maturity: Lm 32.5, range 20 - 33 cm
Max length : 60.0 cm FL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 3166); common length : 30.0 cm FL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 3166)

Biologi     Ordlista (t.ex. epibenthic)

Adults are found mainly over the continental shelf, often over sand bottoms (Ref. 27121). Shoals rise to feed in surface waters at night and found close to the bottom during the day (Ref. 27121). Juveniles feed mainly on copepods while adults prey on fish and a wide range of invertebrates (Ref. 27121).

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

Main reference Upload your references | referenser | Koordinator : Smith-Vaniz, William F. | Medarbetare

Smith-Vaniz, W.F., J.-C. Quéro and M. Desoutter, 1990. Carangidae. p. 729-755. 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. 7097)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 125652)

  Least Concern (LC) ; Date assessed: 17 July 2017

CITES

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





Human uses

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Estimates based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 9.2 - 15.2, mean 11.2 °C (based on 76 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5001   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01023 (0.00623 - 0.01681), b=2.94 (2.80 - 3.08), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for species & Genus-BS (Ref. 93245).
Trofisk nivå (Ref. 69278):  3.5   ±0.50 se; based on food items.
Generation time: 7.8 (2.6 - 10.0) years. Estimated as median ln(3)/K based on 10 growth studies.
Resiliens (Ref. 120179):  Mellan, lägsta populationsfördubblingstid 1,4-4,4 år (K=0.11-0.42; tm=2).
Prior r = 0.48, 95% CL = 0.32 - 0.72, Based on 5 stock assessments.
Fishing Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  High vulnerability (60 of 100) .
Climate Vulnerability (Ref. 125649):  Low to moderate vulnerability (30 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Low.
Nutrients (Ref. 124155):  Calcium = 190 [127, 278] mg/100g ; Iron = 3.89 [2.48, 5.98] mg/100g ; Protein = 19.7 [19.2, 20.2] % ; Omega3 = 0.351 [0.257, 0.475] g/100g ; Selenium = 30.3 [22.5, 42.0] μg/100g ; VitaminA = 15.9 [4.4, 56.1] μg/100g ; Zinc = 1.78 [1.39, 2.33] mg/100g (wet weight);