Adults form schools in clear coastal areas, usually near coral formations (Ref.
). Juveniles common in clean sandy beaches (Ref.
). Adults feed on crustaceans, polychaete worms, insect pupae, mollusks and fishes (Ref.
). Between 1995 and 2000, at least 2 specimens were traded as aquarium fish at Fortaleza, Ceará (Ref.
Preferred temperature (Ref.
): 23.2 - 28.1, mean 27.3 (based on 851 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref.
= 0.5000 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01660 (0.00843 - 0.03266), b=2.83 (2.66 - 3.00), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this species & Genus-body shape (Ref.
Trophic Level (Ref.
): 4.3 ±0.4 se; Based on diet studies.
): Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (Assuming tm=2-4).
): Low to moderate vulnerability (33 of 100) .
Price category (Ref.
Luna, Susan M.
Sign our Guest Book
Back to Search
Back to Top
FishBase mirror site :
Page last modified by :
- 20 July 2016
Total processing time for the page : 0.1964 seconds