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Calamus pennatula Guichenot, 1868
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Calamus pennatula Guichenot , 1868

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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes( genus , species ) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Teleostei (teleosts) > Eupercaria/misc (Various families in series Eupercaria) > Sparidae (Porgies)
Etymology: Calamus: Greek, kalamos = reed, cane (Ref. 45335 ) .
More on author: Guichenot .

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

Marine; reef-associated; depth range 0 - 85 m (Ref. 9626 ), usually 5 - 30 m (Ref. 9626 ). Tropical; 28°N - 25°S, 91°W - 31°W

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Western Atlantic: Bahamas to Brazil, including the southern part of the Gulf of Mexico and throughout the Caribbean Sea.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: L m   ?   range ? - ? cm
Max length : 37.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 26340 ); common length : 30.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 3815 )

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 12; Dorsal soft rays (total): 12; Anal spines : 3; Anal soft rays : 10. Dorsal profile of head moderately steep; prefrontal tubercle not well developed; silvery with a lavender iridescence, the edges of the scales brownish yellow and the centers with a vertically elongate iridescent blue-green or blue spot (Ref. 13442 ).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Adults often seen over rocky areas or reefs, but also on flat bottoms to about 85 m depth, while the young inhabit shallower waters (Ref. 3815 ). Feeds on crabs, mollusks, worms, brittle stars and hermit crabs (Ref. 3815 ). This is the most common species of the genus in the Antilles (Ref. 3815 ). Important food fish (Ref. 3815 ).

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Cervigón, F. , 1993. Los peces marinos de Venezuela. Volume 2. Fundación Científica Los Roques, Caracas,Venezuela. 497 p. (Ref. 9626 )

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 130435 )

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

CITES

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361 )

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Reports of ciguatera poisoning (Ref. 30303 )





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Fisheries: commercial FAO - Publication: search | FishSource |

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Estimates based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 123201 ): 25.4 - 28, mean 27.3 °C (based on 212 cells). Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82804 ):  PD 50 = 0.5001   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high]. Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01950 (0.01248 - 0.03045), b=2.95 (2.82 - 3.08), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this species & Genus-body shape (Ref. 93245 ). Trophic level (Ref. 69278 ):  3.7   ±0.2 se; based on diet studies. Resilience (Ref. 120179 ):  Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (Preliminary K or Fecundity.). Fishing Vulnerability (Ref. 59153 ):  Low to moderate vulnerability (27 of 100). Price category (Ref. 80766 ):   Medium . Nutrients (Ref. 124155 ):  Calcium = 45.5 [21.0, 91.8] mg/100g; Iron = 0.561 [0.298, 1.114] mg/100g; Protein = 19.3 [18.0, 20.7] %; Omega3 = 0.124 [0.075, 0.208] g/100g; Selenium = 33.9 [17.7, 64.2] μg/100g; VitaminA = 58.9 [14.9, 219.9] μg/100g; Zinc = 0.977 [0.631, 1.411] mg/100g (wet weight);

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