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Trachinotus blochii  (Lacepède, 1801)

Snubnose pompano
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Australia country information

Common names: Buck-nosed trevally, Dart, Oyster cracker
Occurrence: native
Salinity: marine
Abundance: | Ref:
Importance: minor commercial | Ref: Johannes, R.E. and J.W. MacFarlane, 1991
Aquaculture: | Ref:
Regulations: | Ref:
Uses: live export: yes;
Comments: Known from Western Australia, Northern Territory, Queensland and New South Wales (Peron Peninsula, W. Australia to Bateman's Bay, N.S.W.) (Ref. 7300); also from the Torres Strait Islands (Ref. 13465). Also Ref. 33390.
National Checklist:
Country Information: httpss://www.cia.gov/library/publications/resources/the-world-factbook/geos/as.html
National Fisheries Authority: https://www.csiro.au/
Occurrences: Occurrences Point map
Main Ref: Johnson, J.W., 1999
National Database:

Classification / Names

Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Carangidae (Jacks and pompanos) > Trachinotinae
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Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 110 cm FL male/unsexed; (Ref. 1602); common length : 40.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 3280); max. published weight: 3.4 kg (Ref. 40637)

Length at first maturity
Lm ?, range 58 - ? cm

Environment

Marine; brackish; reef-associated; depth range 1 - 7 m (Ref. 5439)

Climate / Range

Tropical, preferred 28°C (Ref. 107945); 32°N - 32°S

Distribution

Indo-Pacific: Red Sea and East Africa (Ref. 3287) to the Marshall Islands and Samoa, north to southern Japan, south to Australia.
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Short description

Dorsal spines (total): 7; Dorsal soft rays (total): 18-20; Anal spines: 3; Anal soft rays: 16 - 18.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Juveniles inhabit sandy shorelines and shallow sandy or muddy bays near river mouths while adults move out in schools to clear seaward coral and rock reefs (Ref. 5213). Juveniles are in small schools, while adults are usually solitary (Ref. 48635). Adults feed primarily on sand mollusks and other hard-shelled invertebrates (Ref. 9710).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 90363)

Threat to humans

  Reports of ciguatera poisoning (Ref. 30911)



Human uses

Fisheries: minor commercial; aquaculture: commercial; gamefish: yes; aquarium: public aquariums

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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805)
PD50 = 0.5000 many relatives (e.g. carps) 0.5 - 2.0 few relatives (e.g. lungfishes)

Trophic Level (Ref. 69278)
3.7   ±0.46 se; Based on food items.

Resilience (Ref. 69278)
Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (Assuming tm=2-4)

Vulnerability (Ref. 59153)
High vulnerability (62 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
High