Actinopteri (ray-finned fishes) > Scombriformes
(Mackerels) > Centrolophidae
Etymology: Seriolella: Latin word diminutive with the meaning of a large earthenware pot (Ref. 45335). More on author: Guichenot.
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Marine; pelagic-neritic; depth range 1 - 800 m (Ref. 9563), usually 1 - 200 m (Ref. 75154). Temperate; 33°S - 60°S, 140°E - 57°W
Southwest Pacific: southern Australia and New Zealand (Ref. 9002). Southeast Pacific: Chile, including the Juan Fernandez Islands. Southwest Atlantic: Argentina.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 65.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 27363); common length : 40.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 27363); max. published weight: 6.0 kg (Ref. 27363); max. reported age: 12 years (Ref. 31614)
Adults demersal on the continental shelf and upper slope (Ref. 9563). Juveniles known from surface waters, commonly with jelly fishes.
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Kuiter, R.H., 1993. Coastal fishes of south-eastern Australia. University of Hawaii Press. Honolulu, Hawaii. 437 p. (Ref. 9002)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 123251)
CITES (Ref. 123416)
Threat to humans
Common namesSynonymsMetabolismPredatorsEcotoxicologyReproductionMaturitySpawningSpawning aggregationFecundityEggsEgg development
Estimates based on models
Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969
): 4.1 - 13.7, mean 9.2 °C (based on 101 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.5156 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00955 (0.00522 - 0.01748), b=3.11 (2.94 - 3.28), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this species & (Sub)family-body (Ref. 93245
Trophic level (Ref. 69278
): 3.2 ±0.33 se; based on food items.
Resilience (Ref. 120179
): Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (Assuming tm=3-4).
Prior r = 0.57, 95% CL = 0.37 - 0.85, Based on 2 stock assessments.
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Moderate to high vulnerability (48 of 100) .