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Atule mate  (Cuvier, 1833)

Yellowtail scad
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Philippines country information

Common names: Ampahan, Apahan, Bagodlong
Occurrence: native
Salinity: brackish
Abundance: | Ref:
Importance: commercial | Ref:
Aquaculture: | Ref:
Regulations: | Ref:
Uses: no uses
Comments: Known from Puerto Princesa, Palawan (Ref. 58652) and Leyte Gulf (Ref. 68980). Museum: Off El Nido, angling, FRLM 11762 - 68. Taytay fish market, FRLM 12069. Also Ref. 48613.
National Checklist:
Country Information: httpss://www.cia.gov/library/publications/resources/the-world-factbook/geos/rp.html
National Fisheries Authority:
Occurrences: Occurrences Point map
Main Ref: Kimura, S., 1995
National Database:

Classification / Names

Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Carangidae (Jacks and pompanos) > Caranginae
Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL

Main reference

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 30.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 30573); common length : 26.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 30573)

Length at first maturity
Lm ?, range 17 - ? cm

Environment

Marine; brackish; reef-associated; depth range 1 - 80 m (Ref. 58302)

Climate / Range

Tropical; 35°N - 35°S, 32°E - 169°W

Distribution

Indo-Pacific: Red Sea and the east coast of Africa to the Hawaiian Islands and Samoa, north to Japan (Ref. 559), south to the Arafura Sea (Ref. 9819) and northern Australia.
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Short description

Dorsal spines (total): 9; Dorsal soft rays (total): 22-25; Anal spines: 3; Anal soft rays: 18 - 21.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Adults inhabit mangroves and coastal bays. They form schools (Ref. 4887), or singly (Ref. 48635). Pelagic (Ref. 58302). Mainly diurnal. They feed on cephalopods, crustaceans and planktonic invertebrates such as copepods (Ref. 5213, 90102). Fast swimming in midwater in pursuit of zooplankton (Ref. 48635).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

Threat to humans

  Harmless



Human uses

Fisheries: minor commercial; gamefish: yes

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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805)
PD50 = 1.0000 many relatives (e.g. carps) 0.5 - 2.0 few relatives (e.g. lungfishes)

Trophic Level (Ref. 69278)
4.2   ±0.5 se; Based on diet studies.

Resilience (Ref. 69278)
High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (K=0.58-1.00; Fec=63,000-161,000 (batch fecundity))

Vulnerability (Ref. 59153)
Low vulnerability (19 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Medium