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Naucrates ductor (Linnaeus, 1758)
PILOTFISH
Pilot Fish; Centronotus conductor Lacépède, 1801; Naucrates angeli Whitley, 1931; Gasterosteus ductor Linnaeus, 1758; Pilotfish -

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Naucrates ductor

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  • alargado, comprimido
  • plateado + 6-7 barras negras

Pez piloto

Alargado, comprimido; radios dorsales IV o V (en adultos, a menudo algunas espinas son diminutas o empotradas) + I, 25-29; radios anales II + I, 15-17; branquiespinas (incluyendo los rudimentos) 6-7 + 15-20; mandíbula superior muy angosta y se extiende más o menos debajo del margen anterior del ojo; pectoral < cabeza; sin escudetes; base de la aleta caudal con una quilla lateral carnosa bien desarrollada a cada lado, y con un surco dorsal y ventral.

Plateado con 6-7 barras negras; extremos de los lóbulos de la aleta caudal color blanco.

Tamaño: alcanza 70 cm.

Hábitat: pelágico, oceánico; generalmente anda en compañía de tiburones, rayas, tortugas, o de peces grandes; los juveniles se encuentran en la vegetación flotante o con medusas.

Profundidad: 0-150 m.

Circuntropical; en todas partes de nuestra región excepto la parte superior del Golfo de California.


Attributes
Abundance: Común.
Cites: No listado.
Climate Zone: Templado Norte (Provincia de California y/o norte del Golfo de California); Subtropical Norteño (Provincia de Cortez + Brecha de Sinaloa); Tropical Norteño (Provincia Mejicana hasta Nicaragua + Revillagigedos); Ecuatorial (Costa Rica hasta Ecuador + Galápagos, Clipperton, Cocos, Malpelo); Templado Sureño (Provincia Peruviana).
Depth Range Max: 150 m.
Depth Range Min: 0 m.
Diet: peces óseos; crustáceos pelágicos; ectoparásitos.
Eastern Pacific Range: Northern limit=49; Southern limit=-17; Western limit=-125; Eastern limit=-71; Latitudinal range=66; Longitudinal range=54.
Egg Type: Pelágico; Larva pelágica.
Feeding Group: Carnívoro.
FishBase Habitat: Pelágico.
Global Endemism: Circumtropical (Océanos Indico + Pacífico + Atlántico); Pacífico Este + Atlántico (Este +/u Oeste); Transismico (Pacífico Este + Atlántico de Centro América); Pacífico Este + todo Atlántico (Este + Oeste); Todo Pacífico (Oeste + Central + Este); POT no endémico; "Transpacífico" (Pacífico Este + Central y/u Oeste); Todas las especies.
Habitat: Peces grandes (merlines, rayas, tiburones, etc), tortugas y ballenas; Columna de agua.
Inshore Offshore: Oceánicos; Solamente Oceánicos.
IUCN Red List: No evaluado / Listado.
Length Max: 70 cm.
Regional Endemism: Isla (s); Continente; Continente + Isla (s); Pacífico Oriental no endémico; Pacífico Oriental Tropical (POT) no endémico; Todas las especies.
Residency: Residente.
Salinity: Marino; Solo Marino.
Water Column Position: Media Agua; Cerca de la Superficie; Columna de agua solamente;


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Literatura
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  • Castro-Aguirre, J.L. and Balart, E.F., 2002., La ictiofauna de las islas Revillagigedos y sus relaciones zoogeograficas, con comentarios acerca de su origen y evolucion. En: Lozano-Vilano, M. L. (Ed.). Libro Jubilar en Honor al Dr. Salvador Contreras Balderas., Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo León:153-170.
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Species Naucrates ductor (Linnaeus, 1758)

Pilotfish , Pilot Fish

 

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New South Wales, Northern Territory, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria, Western Australia


Extra Distribution Information

Tropical, subtropical, circum-Australia, circumglobal.


IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)

IMCRA

Timor Transition (1), Tasmania Province (10), Southeast Transition (11), Central Eastern Province (12), Tasman Basin Province (13), Lord Howe Province (14), Central Eastern Transition (15), Kenn Transition (16), Kenn Province (17), Northeast Province (18), Northeast Transition (19), Timor Province (2), Cape Province (20), Norfolk Island Province (21), Cocos (Keeling) Island Province (22), Christmas Island Province (23), Northern Shelf Province (25), Northwest Shelf Transition (26), Northwest Shelf Province (27), Central Western Shelf Transition (28), Central Western Shelf Province (29), Northwest Transition (3), Southwest Shelf Transition (30), Southwest Shelf Province (31), Great Australian Bight Shelf Transition (32), Spencer Gulf Shelf Province (33), Western Bass Strait Shelf Transition (34), Bass Strait Shelf Province (35), Tasmanian Shelf Province (36), Southeast Shelf Transition (37), Central Eastern Shelf Province (38), Central Eastern Shelf Transition (39), Northwest Province (4), Northeast Shelf Province (40), Northeast Shelf Transition (41), Central Western Transition (5), Central Western Province (6), Southwest Transition (7), Southern Province (8), West Tasmania Transition (9)

Distribution References

Ecological Descriptors

Continental shelf, inshore, marine, oceanic, pelagic.

Extra Ecological Information

Rarely inshore.

 

General References

Allen, G.R. 1997. Marine Fishes of Tropical Australia and South-east Asia . Perth : Western Australian Museum 292 pp. 106 pls. [114]

Gomon, M.F. 1994. Family Carangidae. pp. 582-590 figs 516-522 in Gomon, M.F., Glover, C.J.M. & Kuiter, R.H. (eds). The Fishes of Australia's South Coast . Adelaide : State Printer 992 pp. 810 figs. [583]

Hutchins, J.B. & Swainston, R. 1986. Sea Fishes of Southern Australia. Complete field guide for anglers and divers . Perth : Swainston Publishing 180 pp. [56]

Hutchins, J.B. & Thompson, M. 1983. The Marine and Estuarine Fishes of South-western Australia . Perth : Western Australian Museum 103 pp. 345 figs. [80]

Kuiter, R.H. 1993. Coastal Fishes of South-eastern Australia . Bathurst : Crawford House Press 437 pp. [171]

McCulloch, A.R. 1929. A check-list of the fishes recorded from Australia. Part II. Memoirs of the Australian Museum 5 : 145–329 [181]

Munro, I.S.R. 1961. Handbook of Australian fishes. Nos 1–42. Australian Fisheries Newsletter 15–17, 19, 20 : 1-172 [published as separates 1956–1961] [122] (800)

Pepperell, J. 2010. Fishes of the Open Ocean a Natural History & Illustrated Guide . Sydney : University of New South Wales Press Ltd 266 pp. [148]

Randall, J.E., Allen, G.R. & Steene, R. 1990. Fishes of the Great Barrier Reef and Coral Sea . Bathurst : Crawford House Press 507 pp. figs. [164]

Randall, J.E., Allen, G.R. & Steene, R. 1997. Fishes of the Great Barrier Reef and Coral Sea . Bathurst : Crawford House Press 557 pp. figs. [164]

Smith-Vaniz, W.F. 1999. Family Carangidae. pp. 2659-2756 in Carpenter, K.E. & Niem, T.H. (eds). The Living Marine Resources of the Western Central Pacific. FAO Species Identification Guide for Fisheries Purposes . Rome : FAO Vol. 4 pp. 2069-2790. [2727]

Smith-Vaniz, W.F. 2008. Family Carangidae. pp. 575-581 in Gomon, M.F., Bray, D.J. & Kuiter, R.H. (eds). Fishes of Australia's Southern Coast . Sydney : Reed New Holland 928 pp. [576]

Whitley, G.P. 1964. A survey of Australian Ichthyology. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 89 (1): 11-127 [43] (1003, as Naucrates angeli )

 

Common Name References

Hutchins, J.B. & Swainston, R. 1986. Sea Fishes of Southern Australia. Complete field guide for anglers and divers . Perth : Swainston Publishing 180 pp. [130] (Pilot Fish)

Munro, I.S.R. 1961. Handbook of Australian fishes. Nos 1–42. Australian Fisheries Newsletter 15–17, 19, 20 : 1-172 [published as separates 1956–1961] [122] (Pilot Fish)

Randall, J.E., Allen, G.R. & Steene, R. 1990. Fishes of the Great Barrier Reef and Coral Sea . Bathurst : Crawford House Press 507 pp. figs. [164] ( Pilotfish )

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

Smith-Vaniz, W.F. 1999. Family Carangidae. pp. 2659-2756 in Carpenter, K.E. & Niem, T.H. (eds). The Living Marine Resources of the Western Central Pacific. FAO Species Identification Guide for Fisheries Purposes . Rome : FAO Vol. 4 pp. 2069-2790. [2727] (FAO) ( Pilotfish )

 

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Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Actinopterygii  
 Order Perciformes  
 Family Carangidae  
 Genus Naucrates  
  Naucrates ductor    (Linnaeus, 1758) 
Provider: Kwang-Tsao Shao 
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Synonyms: Coryphaena pentadactyla Gasterosteus ductor Hemitripteronotus quinquemaculatus Nauclerus abreviatus Nauclerus annularis Nauclerus brachycentrus Nauclerus compressus Nauclerus leucurus Nauclerus triacanthus Naucrates angeli Naucrates cyanophrys details
Citation: 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993); Lin & Shao(1999)
Character: D. IV-V, I+26-28; A. II (rudiment with growth), I+17; P. i+18; G.R. 6+16; vertebrate 10+15. A cutaneous keel on each side of caudal peduncle well developed even in a relatively young stage. First dorsal fin do not connect by a membrane, except for those in very young. Finlet none. In live fish, 6 or 7 black bands against a light silvery background, but there also is a transient coloration (possibly aggressive display) with bands disappearing and most of fish silvery white with 3 broad blue patched in tandem across back; in fresh or preserved specimens, head dark, 5 or 6 dark, broad body bands and a similar band at end of caudal peduncle, bands 3 to 6 extending through soft dorsal- and anal-fin membranes, and the bands persistent at all sizes; rest of body bluish (fresh) or light to dusky; white tips prominent on upper and lower lobes of caudal fin, and smaller white tips on anterior lobes of second dorsal and anal fins; fins otherwise dusky to dark. 
Habitat: Oceanic species with a semi-obligate commensal relationship with sharks, rays, other bony fishes and turtles. Juveniles are frequently found in association with jellyfish; the larvae are widespread in epipelagic oceanic waters. Feeds on scraps of host's l 
Distribution: Widespread circumtropical species. It is rare and only found in southwestern Taiwanese waters. 
Utility: Marketed fresh and salted or dried. 
Name Code: 381541
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