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Etelis coruscans  Valenciennes, 1862

Deepwater longtail red snapper
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Philippines country information

Common names: Katambak, Maya maya, Maya-maya
Occurrence: native
Salinity: marine
Abundance: | Ref:
Importance: commercial | Ref:
Aquaculture: | Ref:
Regulations: | Ref:
Uses: no uses
Comments: Recorded from Lanuza Bay (Ref. 104679).
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Country Information: https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/resources/the-world-factbook/geos/rp.html
National Fisheries Authority:
Occurrences: Occurrences Point map
Main Ref: Allen, G.R., 1985
National Database:

Classification / Names

Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Lutjanidae (Snappers) > Etelinae
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Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 120 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 5484); common length : 50.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 9821)

Length at first maturity
Lm 66.3, range 52 - ? cm

Environment

Marine; reef-associated; depth range 45 - 400 m (Ref. 9821), usually 90 - 400 m (Ref. 9821)

Climate / Range

Deep-water; 38°N - 32°S, 29°E - 139°W

Distribution

Indo-Pacific: East Africa eastward to the Hawaiian Islands, north to Sea of Japan, south to Australia (Queensland and New South Wales) and Lord Howe Island; off Kermadec Islands, northeast of New Zealand (Ref. 9821). Reported from the Marquesas (Ref. 114223). The name Etelis carbunculus has been misapplied to this species by some previous authors.
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Short description

Dorsal spines (total): 10; Dorsal soft rays (total): 11; Anal spines: 3; Anal soft rays: 8. Interorbital space flat. Maxilla covered with scales. Dorsal and anal fin bases without scales. Upper caudal lobe becoming greatly elongated with increased growth. Scale rows on back parallel with lateral line. Back and upper sides deep pink to red; lower sides and belly pink; fins pink to red.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Adults inhabit rocky bottoms (Ref. 30573) of the continental shelf and continental slope (Ref. 75154). Benthopelagic (Ref. 58302). Feed on small fishes, squids and crustaceans (Ref. 30573). Considered an important food fish in some areas. Marketed fresh and frozen (Ref. 9987). Highly valued for the quality of its flesh (Ref. 11888). Mnimum depth from Ref. 089972.

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

Threat to humans

  Harmless



Human uses

Fisheries: highly commercial; gamefish: yes; bait: occasionally

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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805)
PD50 = 0.5625 many relatives (e.g. carps) 0.5 - 2.0 few relatives (e.g. lungfishes)

Trophic Level (Ref. 69278)
4.4   ±0.2 se; Based on diet studies.

Resilience (Ref. 69278)
Low, minimum population doubling time 4.5 - 14 years (K=0.12; tmax=20)

Vulnerability (Ref. 59153)
Moderate to high vulnerability (45 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Very high