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Atractoscion aequidens (Cuvier, 1830)
TERAGLIN
Geelbeck Croaker; Jew; Teraglin-jew; Trag; Atractoscion atelodus Günther, 1867; Zeluco atelodus Günther, 1867; Otolithus atelodus Günther, 1867; Otolithus teraglin Macleay, 1880; Otolithus aequidens Cuvier, 1830

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Species Atractoscion aequidens (Cuvier, 1830)

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CAAB : 37354020 Taxon concept Atractoscion_aequidens last modified 2013-10-09 10:07:52.756

Species Atractoscion aequidens (Cuvier, 1830)

Teraglin , Geelbeck Croaker, Jew, Teraglin-jew, Trag

 

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Distribution

States

New South Wales, Queensland


Extra Distribution Information

Double Island Point, QLD (25°26'S) to Long Bay, Sydney, NSW (33º51'E); subtropical, disjunct (Angola, west Africa and South Africa to Gulf of Aden).


IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)

IMCRA

Central Eastern Shelf Province (38), Central Eastern Shelf Transition (39)

Distribution References

Ecological Descriptors

Coastal, continental shelf, marine, soft bottom.

Extra Ecological Information

To 200 m.

 

General References

Grant, E.M. 2002. Guide to Fishes . Redcliffe : EM Grant Pty Ltd 880 pp. [440]

Hutchins, J.B. & Swainston, R. 1986. Sea Fishes of Southern Australia. Complete field guide for anglers and divers . Perth : Swainston Publishing 180 pp. [64, 131]

McCulloch, A.R. 1929. A check-list of the fishes recorded from Australia. Part II. Memoirs of the Australian Museum 5 : 145–329 [221] (as Atractoscion atelodus )

Roughley, T.C. 1957. Fish and Fisheries of Australia . Sydney : Angus & Robertson 341 pp. [73] (as A. atelodus )

Sasaki, K. 1996. Sciaenid fishes of the Indian Ocean (Teleostei, Perciformes). Memoirs of the Faculty of Science. Kôchi University D Biol. 16/17 : 83-95 [85]

Sasaki, K. 2001. Sciaenidae. pp. 3117-3174 in Carpenter, K.E. & Niem, V.H. (eds). The Living Marine Resources of the Western Central Pacific. FAO Species Identification Guide for Fisheries Purposes . Rome : FAO Vol. 5 2791-3379 pp. [3130]

Trewavas, E. 1977. The sciaenid fishes (croakers or drums) of the Indo-West Pacific. Transactions of the Zoological Society of London 33 : 253-541 figs 1-61 pls 1-14 [283]

Whitley, G.P. 1964. A survey of Australian Ichthyology. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 89 (1): 11-127 [45] (1199, as Zeluco atelodus )

Yearsley, G.K., Last, P.R. & Ward, R.D. (eds) 1999. Australian Seafood Handbook . Hobart : CSIRO Marine Research 460 pp. [154]

 

Common Name References

Grant, E.M. 1975. Guide to Fishes . Brisbane : Queensland Government, Co-ordinator General’s Department 640 pp. [402] (Teraglin-jew)

Kuiter, R.H. 1993. Coastal Fishes of South-eastern Australia . Bathurst : Crawford House Press 437 pp. [199] (Australian Marketing Name) ( Teraglin )

Sasaki, K. 2001. Sciaenidae. pp. 3117-3174 in Carpenter, K.E. & Niem, V.H. (eds). The Living Marine Resources of the Western Central Pacific. FAO Species Identification Guide for Fisheries Purposes . Rome : FAO Vol. 5 2791-3379 pp. [3129] (FAO) (Geelbeck Croaker)

Seafood Services Australia 2008. Australian Fish Names Standard. http://www.fishnames.com.au/. ( Teraglin )

Yearsley, G.K., Last, P.R. & Ward, R.D. (eds) 1999. Australian Seafood Handbook . Hobart : CSIRO Marine Research 460 pp. [154] (Trag)

Yearsley, G.K. (ed.) 1995. Marketing Names for Fish and Seafood in Australia . Canberra : Department of Primary Industries and Energy 170 pp. [89] (Jew)

 

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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes ( gen. , sp. ) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Sciaenidae (Drums or croakers)
Etymology: Atractoscion: Greek, atraktos, arrow + Greek, skion, skiaina = barbel, red mullet (Ref. 45335 ) .  More on author: Cuvier .

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

Marine; benthopelagic; depth range 15 - 200 m (Ref. 3593 ), usually 100 - 200 m (Ref. 3593 ).   Tropical; 14°N - 28°S

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Western Indian Ocean: off Mozambique and South Africa.

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Maturity: L m   ? , range 65 - ? cm
Max length : 130 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 4373 ); common length : 90.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 9772 ); max. published weight: 25.0 kg (Ref. 4373 )

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 10 - 11; Dorsal soft rays (total): 25-32; Anal spines : 2; Anal soft rays : 9 - 10. Body silvery (Ref. 4373 ).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Found in coastal waters, over sand muddy bottom. Juveniles enter estuaries. Adults feed on pelagic fishes at night. Often caught with Umbrina canariensis . Feeds on pelagic fish such as mackerel and horse mackerel (Ref. 36731 ). Marketed fresh, flesh highly esteemed (Ref. 9772 ).

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Chao, L.N. and E. Trewavas , 1990. Sciaenidae. p. 813-826. In J.C. Quero, J.C. Hureau, C. Karrer, A. Post and L. Saldanha (eds.) Check-list of the fishes the eastern tropical Atlantic (CLOFETA). JNICT, Lisbon; SEI, Paris; and UNESCO, Paris. Vol. 2. (Ref. 3593 )

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744 )

  Vulnerable (VU)  (A2bd); Date assessed: 13 May 2014

CITES (Ref. 118484 )

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361 )

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Estimates based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969 ): 14 - 26.5, mean 18.7 (based on 131 cells). Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805 ):  PD 50 = 0.5312   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high]. Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00832 (0.00434 - 0.01593), b=3.06 (2.90 - 3.22), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this species & (Sub)family-body (Ref. 93245 ). Trophic Level (Ref. 69278 ):  4.5   ±0.80 se; Based on food items. Generation time: 4.1 ( na - na) years. Estimated as median LN(3)/K based on 1 growth studies. Resilience (Ref. 120179 ):  Low, minimum population doubling time 4.5 - 14 years (K=0.27; tm=5). Vulnerability (Ref. 59153 ):  Moderate to high vulnerability (51 of 100) . Price category (Ref. 80766 ):   Medium .

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