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Pristipomoides filamentosus  (Valenciennes, 1830)

Crimson jobfish
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Philippines country information

Common names: Admon, Agba-on, Alsis
Occurrence: native
Salinity: marine
Abundance: | Ref:
Importance: highly commercial | Ref:
Aquaculture: | Ref:
Regulations: | Ref:
Uses: no uses
Comments: Known from Bulata, Negros Occidental (Ref. 58652). Museum: Western Calatagan, Batangas, UPZM 5356. Also Ref. 171.
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: De la Paz, R.M., N. Aragones and D. Agulto, 1988
National Database:

Classification / Names

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

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 100.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 5484); common length : 50.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 9821); max. published weight: 8.2 kg (Ref. 4887); max. reported age: 44 years (Ref. 92301)

Length at first maturity
Lm 52.0, range 37 - ? cm

Environment

Marine; benthopelagic; depth range 40 - 400 m (Ref. 11888), usually 180 - 270 m (Ref. 9821)

Climate / Range

Deep-water; 35°N - 26°S, 31°E - 144°W (Ref. 55)

Distribution

Indo-Pacific: East Africa to Hawaii and Tahiti, north to southern Japan, south to eastern Australia and Lord Howe Island.
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Short description

Dorsal spines (total): 10; Dorsal soft rays (total): 12; Anal spines: 3; Anal soft rays: 8. Interorbital space flat. Lower jaw slightly protruding. Pectoral fins long, reaching level of anus. Bases of dorsal and anal fins without scales, their last soft rays extended in short filaments. Scale rows on back parallel to lateral line. Color of back and sides varies from brownish to lavender or reddish purple; the snout and interorbital space with narrow yellow lines and blue spots; the dorsal and caudal fins light blue or lavender with reddish orange margins.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Adults occur over rocky bottoms (Ref. 30573); off Guam, caught most abundantly between 180 and 270 m (Ref. 9821). At night, they migrate vertically to the upper part of its habitat to feed (Ref. 11888). They feed on small fishes, shrimps, crabs, amphipods, ascidians and salps. Marketed fresh (Ref. 55).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

Threat to humans

  Harmless



Human uses

Fisheries: highly commercial; gamefish: yes

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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805)
PD50 = 0.5005 many relatives (e.g. carps) 0.5 - 2.0 few relatives (e.g. lungfishes)

Trophic Level (Ref. 69278)
4.2   ±0.4 se; Based on diet studies.

Resilience (Ref. 69278)
Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (K=0.16-0.31; tmax=18)

Vulnerability (Ref. 59153)
Moderate vulnerability (43 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Very high