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Macolor niger  (Forsskål, 1775)

Black and white snapper
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Philippines country information

Common names: Admon, Agba-on, Aha-an
Occurrence: native
Salinity: marine
Abundance: | Ref:
Importance: commercial | Ref:
Aquaculture: | Ref:
Regulations: | Ref:
Uses: no uses
Comments: Reported from Tubbataha Reefs (Ref. 53416), Lanuza Bay (Ref. 104756), Aliguay, Zamboanga del Norte (Ref. 58652), Malalag Bay and Bongo Island, Moro Gulf (Ref. 106380). Also Ref. 55.
National Checklist:
Country Information: https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/resources/the-world-factbook/geos/rp.html
National Fisheries Authority:
Occurrences: Occurrences Point map
Main Ref: Broad, G., 2003
National Database:

Classification / Names

Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Lutjanidae (Snappers) > Lutjaninae
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Main reference

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 75.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 5484); common length : 35.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 30573)

Environment

Marine; reef-associated; depth range 2 - 90 m (Ref. 9821)

Climate / Range

Tropical; 36°N - 30°S, 31°E - 153°W (Ref. 55)

Distribution

Indo-Pacific: East Africa to Samoa, north to central Japan, south to Australia.
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Short description

Dorsal spines (total): 9 - 10; Dorsal soft rays (total): 13-15; Anal spines: 3; Anal soft rays: 10 - 11.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Adults are found on steep outer walls of lagoon, channel and seaward slopes in large schools (Ref. 9710, 48635). Juveniles are solitary. They feed on fishes and crustaceans (Ref. 30573).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

Threat to humans

  Harmless



Human uses

Fisheries: commercial; gamefish: yes; aquarium: commercial

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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805)
PD50 = 0.7500 many relatives (e.g. carps) 0.5 - 2.0 few relatives (e.g. lungfishes)

Trophic Level (Ref. 69278)
4.0   ±0.66 se; Based on food items.

Resilience (Ref. 69278)
Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (Preliminary K or Fecundity.)

Vulnerability (Ref. 59153)
Moderate to high vulnerability (46 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Very high