Bothus mancus, Flowery flounder : fisheries, aquarium

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Bothus mancus (Broussonet, 1782)

Flowery flounder
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> Pleuronectiformes (Flatfishes) > Bothidae (Lefteye flounders)
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Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecologia

marino associati a barriera corallina; distribuzione batimetrica 3 - 150 m (Ref. 9281). Tropical; 30°N - 35°S, 29°E - 70°W

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Indo-Pacific: in tropical waters, from South Africa to Hawaii and Easter Island, north to southern Japan and south to Lord Howe Island. Eastern Pacific: Revillagigedo, Clipperton and Cocos islands (Ref. 9281).

Size / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 51.0 cm NG maschio/sesso non determinato; (Ref. 89467); peso massimo pubblicato: 1.8 kg (Ref. 89467)

Short description Morfologia | Morfometria

Spine dorsali (totale): 0; Raggi dorsali molli (totale): 96-104; Spine anali 0; Raggi anali molli: 74 - 81. Eyed side with dark margined light colored spots and numerous scattered small dark spots; normally with 3 dark blotches or spots on lateral line; dorsal and anal fins with longitudinal row of widely-spaced dark spots; pectorals of the eyed side with dark crossbars (Ref. 4417).

Biologia     Glossario (es. epibenthic)

Inhabit sandy bottoms of coastal coral reefs (Ref. 5213, 48637), generally in shallow water (Ref. 9281). Benthic (Ref. 58302). Hunt mostly at night, but also active during the day. Often crawling over low rocky reef (Ref. 48637). Occasionally rest on bare rock (Ref. 1602). Feed on fishes, crabs and shrimps. Collected by divers (Ref. 9824).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturità | Riproduzione | Deposizione | Uova | Fecundity | Larve

Main reference Upload your references | Bibliografia | Coordinatore : Amaoka, Kunio | Collaboratori

Hensley, D.A., 1986. Bothidae. p. 854-863. In M.M. Smith and P.C. Heemstra (eds.) Smiths' sea fishes. Springer-Verlag, Berlin. (Ref. 4417)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 125652)

  Least Concern (LC) ; Date assessed: 11 November 2019

CITES

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





Human uses

Pesca: commerciale; Acquario: Commerciale
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Estimates based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 123201): 23.8 - 29, mean 27.7 °C (based on 1590 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82804):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01047 (0.00446 - 0.02457), b=3.04 (2.86 - 3.22), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this Genus-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic level (Ref. 69278):  4.4   ±0.0 se; based on diet studies.
Resilienza (Ref. 120179):  Medio, tempo minimo di raddoppiamento della popolazione 1.4 - 4.4 anni (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Fishing Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (18 of 100).
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Very high.
Nutrients (Ref. 124155):  Calcium = 37.1 [18.0, 75.4] mg/100g ; Iron = 0.506 [0.296, 0.900] mg/100g ; Protein = 18.9 [17.3, 20.4] % ; Omega3 = 0.107 [0.052, 0.201] g/100g ; Selenium = 33.7 [15.9, 71.4] μg/100g ; VitaminA = 107 [27, 404] μg/100g ; Zinc = 0.731 [0.465, 1.126] mg/100g (wet weight);