Naso vlamingii, Bignose unicornfish : fisheries, aquarium

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Naso vlamingii (Valenciennes, 1835)

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

> Acanthuriformes (Surgeonfishes) > Acanthuridae (Surgeonfishes, tangs, unicornfishes) > Nasinae
Etymology: Naso: Latin, nasus = nose (Ref. 45335).
More on author: Valenciennes.

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

; marino asociado a arrecife; rango de profundidad 1 - 50 m (Ref. 9710), usually 1 - 50 m (Ref. 27115). Tropical; 24°C - 28°C (Ref. 27115); 30°N - 30°S, 30°E - 89°W

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

Indo-pan-Pacific: East Africa to the Galapagos Is. north to southern Japan, south to the southern Great Barrier Reef and New Caledonia, Tuamotus, throughout Micronesia

Tamaño / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 60.0 cm TL macho / no sexado; (Ref. 3145)

Short description Morfología | Morfometría

Espinas dorsales (total): 6; Radios blandos dorsales (total): 26-27; Espinas anales 3; Radios blandos anales: 27 - 29. Adults develop a convexly rounded prominent snout and unusually tall dorsal and anal fins. Side of body with vertical blue lines which break up into small blue spots dorsally and ventrally. A broad blue band extending from eye to front of rostral protuberance (Ref 9808).

Biología     Glosario (por ej. epibenthic)

Occurs in deep lagoon and seaward reefs. Found forming loose schools along upper regions of deep drop-offs (Ref. 48637). Forms mid-water aggregations off steep slopes during the day to feed on zooplankton. Usually found alone or in pairs. Omnivorous. Has the ability to show or hide its blue markings (Ref. 9710). Minimum depth reported taken from Ref. 27115.

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

Main reference Upload your references | Referencias | Coordinador : Randall, John E. | Colaboradores

Myers, R.F., 1991. Micronesian reef fishes. Second Ed. Coral Graphics, Barrigada, Guam. 298 p. (Ref. 1602)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 125652)

  Least Concern (LC) ; Date assessed: 06 May 2010

CITES

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





Human uses

Pesquerías: escaso valor comercial; Acuario: Comercial
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Ecotoxicología
Reproducción
Madurez
Puesta
Agregación para la puesta
Fecundidad
Huevos
Egg development
Age/Size
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Length-frequencies
Morfometría
Morfología
Larva
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BRUVS
Referencias
Acuicultura
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Genética
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heritabilidad
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Fuentes de Internet

AFORO (otoliths) | Aquatic Commons | BHL | Cloffa | BOLDSystems | Websites from users | Check FishWatcher | CISTI | Catalog of Fishes: Género, Especie | DiscoverLife | ECOTOX | FAO - Publication: search | Faunafri | Fishipedia | Fishtrace | GenBank: genome, nucleotide | GloBI | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | IGFA World Record | MitoFish | Bases de datos nacionales | Otolith Atlas of Taiwan Fishes | Acuarios públicos | PubMed | Reef Life Survey | Socotra Atlas | Árbol de la vida | Wikipedia: Go, búsqueda | World Records Freshwater Fishing | Expediente Zoológico

Estimates based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 25.5 - 29, mean 27.6 °C (based on 684 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.02630 (0.01544 - 0.04480), b=3.01 (2.86 - 3.16), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for species & Genus-BS (Ref. 93245).
Nivel trófico (Ref. 69278):  2.2   ±0.11 se; based on food items.
Generation time: 4.2 ( na - na) years. Estimated as median ln(3)/K based on 1 growth studies.
Resiliencia (Ref. 120179):  Bajo, población duplicada en un tiempo mínimo de 4.5-14 años (K=0.264; Tmax=45).
Fishing Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Moderate vulnerability (38 of 100) .
Climate Vulnerability (Ref. 125649):   (0 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Medium.
Nutrients (Ref. 124155):  Calcium = 33 [18, 58] mg/100g ; Iron = 0.6 [0.3, 1.0] mg/100g ; Protein = 19 [18, 20] % ; Omega3 = 0.116 [0.077, 0.195] g/100g ; Selenium = 41.4 [23.1, 78.3] μg/100g ; VitaminA = 27.4 [9.1, 81.9] μg/100g ; Zinc = 1.27 [0.78, 1.86] mg/100g (wet weight);