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Seriolella violacea
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Seriolella violacea

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Overview
Main identification features
  • dorsal fin origin behind pectoral base
  • d: vii strong, low spines, highest in center
  • pelvic behind pectoral base
SERIOLELLA

RUFFS

Body moderately elongate, slightly compressed; snout blunt; mouth large; eye large; opercle thin, with 2 flat spines; preopercle margin with fine teeth; 1 dorsal fin, origin behind pectoral base; anal origin under ~mid dorsal; pectoral long; pelvic much smaller than pectoral, inserted behind base of pectoral, connected by membrane to belly, can fold into groove on belly; tail forked; scales small, smooth, easily shed; head scaleless.

This genus includes 5 southern temperate species from the eastern and the western Pacific; one eastern Pacific species enters the southern limits of our region.


References
  • Abbott, J.F., 1899., The marine fishes of Peru., Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Phila., 51:324-364.
  • Béarez, P., 1996., Lista de los Peces Marinos del Ecuador Continental., Revista de Biologia Tropical, 44:731-741.
  • Grove , J.S. and Lavenberg, R. J., 1997., The fishes of the Galápagos islands., Stanford University Press:863 pp.
  • Guichenot, A., 1848., Fauna Chilena. Peces. Pp. 137-370. In: C. Gay, Historia fisica y politica de Chile. Vol. 2, Zoologia. Paris & Santiago., Fauna Chilena, Peces,.
  • Haedrich, R.L., 1967., The stromateoid fishes; systematics and a classification., Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool., Harvard, 135(2):31-139.
  • Jimenez-Prado, P., Béarez, P., 2004., Peces marinos del Ecuador continental / Marine fishes of continental Ecuador., SIMBIOE/NAZCA/IFEA tomo 1 y 2.
  • Molina, L., Danulat, E., Oviedo, M., González, J.A., 2004., Guía de especies de interés pesquero en la Reserva Marina de Galápagos., Fundación Charles Darwin / Agencia Espeñola de Cooperación Internacional / Dirección Parque Nacional Galápagos, 115pp.

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