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Calamus bajonado (Bloch and Schneider, 1801)
JOLTHEAD PORGY
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Calamus bajonado (Bloch & Schneider , 1801)

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Sparidae (Porgies)
Etymology: Calamus: Greek, kalamos = reed, cane (Ref. 45335 ) .  More on authors: Bloch & Schneider .

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

Marine; reef-associated; depth range 3 - 200 m (Ref. 26938 ).   Subtropical; 42°N - 18°S, 98°W - 34°W

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Western Atlantic: Rhode Island (USA), Bermuda, and northern Gulf of Mexico southward to Brazil. Most abundant in the West Indies (Ref. 9626 ).

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Maturity: L m   ? , range 30 - 42 cm
Max length : 76.0 cm FL male/unsexed; (Ref. 40637 ); common length : 54.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 3815 ); max. published weight: 10.6 kg (Ref. 4699 )

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 12; Dorsal soft rays (total): 12; Anal spines : 3; Anal soft rays : 10. Blue line under each eye. Corner of mouth and isthmus have orange cast (Ref. 26938 ). An irregular row of small molariform teeth inside and toward the front of the three usual rows of molars at side of upper jaw; dorsal profile of head evenly convex and not very steep (Ref. 13442 ).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Inhabits coastal waters. Found on vegetated sand bottoms and more frequently on coral bottoms. Occasionally found at depths at least 180m (Ref. 09710 ) and 200 m. (Ref. 26938 ). Large adults are usually solitary. Feeds mainly on sea urchins, (including Diadema , Ref. 13442), crabs and mollusks. Excellent food fish (Ref. 5521 ).

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Robins, C.R. and G.C. Ray , 1986. A field guide to Atlantic coast fishes of North America. Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, U.S.A. 354 p. (Ref. 7251 )

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744 )

  Least Concern (LC)  ; Date assessed: 30 March 2011

CITES (Ref. 115941 )

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361 )

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Reports of ciguatera poisoning (Ref. 9710 )




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Fisheries: minor commercial; gamefish: yes FAO(Publication : search ) | FishSource | Sea Around Us

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Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969 ): 18.6 - 27.5, mean 24.3 (based on 261 cells). Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805 ):  PD 50 = 0.5001   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high]. Bayesian length-weight: a=0.02754 (0.01746 - 0.04345), b=2.91 (2.78 - 3.04), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this species & Genus-body shape (Ref. 93245 ). Trophic Level (Ref. 69278 ):  3.5   ±0.2 se; Based on diet studies. Resilience (Ref. 69278 ):  Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (tm=3). Vulnerability (Ref. 59153 ):  High vulnerability (56 of 100) . Price category (Ref. 80766 ):   Medium .

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