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Uraspis helvola (Forster, 1801)
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Uraspis helvola
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Uraspis helvola
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Resumen
  • oblongado, comprimido
  • oscuro o 6 barras
  • adentro boca: blanco
  • sin escamas - pecho y base pectoral

Jurel lengua blanca

Oblongo, comprimido; radios dorsales VIII + I, 25-30; la primera dorsal un triangulo bajo, espinas posteriores se empotran conforme el pez crece; radios anales II (hundidos en todos los tamaños con excepción de los peces muy jóvenes) + I, 19-22; dorsal y anal sin aletillas atrás; largo de la pectoral > largo de la cabeza; branquiespinas en el primer arco (excluyendo rudimentos) 5-8 + 13-17; línea lateral con un arco pronunciado anteriormente; parte recta de la línea lateral con 23-40 escudetes chicos; parches sin escamas en el pecho y en la base de la aleta pectoral.

Lengua, paladar y piso de la boca, blancos, el resto de la boca negro; cuerpo color cenizo con 6 barras anchas oscuras con espacios pálidos entre ellas.

Tamaño: crece hasta al menos 50 cm.

Hábitat: pelágico costero; vive típicamente en pequeños cardúmenes.

Profundidad: 10-300 m.

Circunglobal en aguas tropicales y templadas; en el Pacífico Oriental se conoce en el sur de California, el suroeste del Golfo de California, las islas oceánicas del Tropical (con excepción de Clipperton) y Costa Rica a Panamá y las islas costeras Gorgona y de la Plata.


Attributes
Abundance: Común.
Cites: No listado.
Climate Zone: Tropical Norteño (Provincia Mejicana hasta Nicaragua + Revillagigedos); Ecuatorial (Costa Rica hasta Ecuador + Galápagos, Clipperton, Cocos, Malpelo); Templado Norte (Provincia de California y/o norte del Golfo de California).
Depth Range Max: 300 m.
Depth Range Min: 10 m.
Diet: crustáceos pelágicos; peces óseos; zooplancton; larvas pelágicas de peces; huevos pelágicos de peces.
Eastern Pacific Range: Northern limit=34; Southern limit=-2; Western limit=-119; Eastern limit=-79; Latitudinal range=36; Longitudinal range=40.
Egg Type: Pelágico; Larva pelágica.
Feeding Group: Carnívoro; Planctivoro.
FishBase Habitat: Bento-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: Asociado a arrecife (arrecife + bordes-columna de agua y fondo suave); Columna de agua.
Inshore Offshore: Costeros; Oceánicos; Costeros y Oceánicos.
IUCN Red List: No evaluado / Listado.
Length Max: 50 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
  • Aguilar-Palomino, B., Rodríguez-Romero, R.J., Abitia-Cardenas, L.A., 1995., Primer registro en aguas mexicanas del carángido Uraspis secunda (Golfo de California)., Revista de Biologia Tropical, 43:910.
  • Bloch , M. E. and Schneider, J. G., 1801., M. E. Blochii, Systema Ichthyologiae iconibus cx illustratum. Post obitum auctoris opus inchoatum absolvit, correxit, interpolavit Jo. Gottlob Schneider, Saxo. Berolini. Sumtibus Austoris Impressum et Bibliopolio Sanderiano Commissum., Systema Ichthyol., :1-584.
  • Béarez, P., 1996., Lista de los Peces Marinos del Ecuador Continental., Revista de Biologia Tropical, 44:731-741.
  • 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.
  • Findley, L.T., Hendrickx, M.E., Brusca, R.C., van der Heiden, A.M., Hastings, P.A., Torre, J., 2003., Diversidad de la Macrofauna Marina del Golfo de California, Mexico., CD-ROM versión 1.0. Projecto de la Macrofauna del Golfo .  Derechos reservados de los autores y Conservación Internacional.
  • Fischer , W. , Krup , F. , Schneider , W. , Sommer , C. , Carpenter , K. E. and Niem, V. H., 1995., Guia FAO para la Identificacion de Especies de para los fines de la Pesca. Pacifico Centro-Oriental. Volumen II. Vertebrados - Parte 1., FAO2:647-1200.
  • Humann, P., 1993., Reef Fish Identification: Galapagos., New World Publishing:192pp.
  • Jimenez-Prado, P., Béarez, P., 2004., Peces marinos del Ecuador continental / Marine fishes of continental Ecuador., SIMBIOE/NAZCA/IFEA tomo 1 y 2.
  • Lea, R.N. and Walker Jr., H.J., 1995., Record of the bigeye trevally, Caranx sexfasciatus, and Mexican lookdown, Selene brevoorti, with notes on other carangids from California., Calif. Fish & Game, 81:89-95.
  • Love, M.S., Mecklenburg, C.W., Mecklenburg, T.A., Thorsteinson, L.K., 2005., es of the West Coast and Alaska: a checklist of North Pacific and Artic Ocena species from Baja California to the Alaska-Yukon border., U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, 288pp.
  • McCosker , J.E. and Humann, P.H., 1996., New records of Galápagos fishes., Charles Darwin Foundation, Noticias de Galápagos., 56:18-26.
  • Vega, A.J., Villareal, N., 2003., Peces asociados a arrecifes y manglares en el Parque Nacional Coiba., Tecnociencia, 5:65-76.

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Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Actinopterygii  
 Order Perciformes  
 Family Carangidae  
 Genus Uraspis  
  Uraspis helvola    (Forster, 1801) 
Provider: Kwang-Tsao Shao 
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Synonyms: Caranx helvolus Caranx micropterus Leucoglossa candens Scomber helvolus Uraspis helvolus Uraspis secunda   details
Citation: 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993)
Character: D. VII-VIII (the posterior 1 embedded and not apparent), I+28-29; A. 0 (detached spines embedded and not apparent), I+21-22; P. i+20-21; G.R. 5-6+14-15; CLS. 54-66 scutes; SLS. 33-37 all scutes; vertebrate 10+14. Adipose eyelid rudimentary. Breast naked ventrally to origin of pelvic fins; laterally, naked area of breast separated from naked base of pectoral fin by a broad band of scales. Lateral line becoming to below 12-13th ray of the second dorsal fin. The posterior 1-3 spine of first dorsal fin embedded and not apparent with growth; free anal spines only exist in juvenile. Tongue, roof and floor of mouth white or cream-coloured,the rest blue-black; head dusky to black, with a large, diffuse black opercular blotch; body dusky to black dorsally, lighter below and with 6 or 7 wide, dark bands and narrow pale interspaces (faint bands evident in specimens as large as 25 cm; in specimens smaller than 10 cm bands may extend onto second dorsal and anal fins); second dorsal and anal fins hyaline to black; the anal fin commonly, and the second dorsal fin occasionally with tips of the falcate lobe and fin margin pale; pelvic fins generally black in specimens smaller than 10 cm fork length, rapidly becoming pale whitish at larger sizes; caudal fin pale yellowish dusky with trailing edges and tips of lobes blackish. 
Habitat: A pelagic and demersal species found in sandy bottoms at the foot of the edge of the outer reefs, continental coasts and around islands. Solitary or forming small schools. Mainly nocturnal. 
Distribution: Widely distributed in warm waters of Indo-Pacific. It is occasionally in southern Taiwanese waters. 
Utility: Marketed fresh and salted or dried. 
Name Code: 381557
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Carangidae (Jacks and pompanos) > Caranginae
Etymology: Uraspis: Greek, oura = tail + Greek, aspis = shield (Ref. 45335 ) .  More on author: Forster .

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

Marine; reef-associated; depth range 50 - 300 m (Ref. 28016 ).   Subtropical; 35°N - 50°S, 32°E - 5°W

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Southeast Atlantic: St. Helena and Ascension islands (Ref. 7097 ). Western Indian Ocean: southern Red Sea, off Oman and Sri Lanka. Eastern Pacific: Hawaiian and Revillagigedo islands (Ref. 9283 ). Reported from the Arafura Sea (Ref. 9819 ) and Persian Gulf (Ref. 68964 ).

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: L m   ?   range ? - ? cm
Max length : 58.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 55763 ); common length : 35.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 55763 )

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 9; Dorsal soft rays (total): 25-30; Anal spines : 3; Anal soft rays : 19 - 22.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Adults are benthopelagic in sandy bottoms at the foot of the edge of the outer reefs, continental coasts and around islands (Ref. 9283 ). Solitary or forming small schools (Ref. 30573 ). Mainly nocturnal (Ref. 4887 ). Marketed fresh and salted or dried (Ref. 9283 ).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator : Smith-Vaniz, William F. | Collaborators

Smith-Vaniz, W.F. , 1984. Carangidae. In W. Fischer and G. Bianchi (eds.) FAO species identification sheets for fishery purposes. Western Indian Ocean fishing area 51. Vol. 1. [pag. var.]. FAO, Rome. (Ref. 3287 )

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744 )

  Least Concern (LC)  ; Date assessed: 09 March 2015

CITES (Ref. 118484 )

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361 )

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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

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Estimates based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969 ): 14.5 - 26.8, mean 20.2 (based on 410 cells). Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805 ):  PD 50 = 0.6250   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high]. Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01349 (0.00644 - 0.02828), b=2.96 (2.79 - 3.13), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245 ). Trophic Level (Ref. 69278 ):  3.8   ±0.58 se; Based on food items. Resilience (Ref. 120179 ):  Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (Preliminary K or Fecundity.). Vulnerability (Ref. 59153 ):  Moderate vulnerability (35 of 100) . Price category (Ref. 80766 ):   Medium .

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