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Pomadasys commersonnii  (Lacepède, 1801)

Smallspotted grunter
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Philippines country information

Common names: Agoot, Agoot, Bakoko
Occurrence: questionable
Salinity: marine
Abundance: | Ref:
Importance: | Ref:
Aquaculture: | Ref:
Regulations: | Ref:
Uses: no uses
Comments: Outside distributional range. Reported from Samar Sea (Ref. 29039). Also Ref. 280.
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: Villoso, E.P., G.V. Hermosa and C. Dizon, 1983
National Database:

Classification / Names

Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Haemulidae (Grunts) > Haemulinae
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Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 80.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 2799)

Length at first maturity
Lm 38.0  range ? - ? cm

Environment

Marine; brackish; reef-associated; oceanodromous (Ref. 51243)

Climate / Range

Tropical

Distribution

Western Indian Ocean: northwest coast of India to southern Oman, south to South Africa, Seychelles, and Madagascar.
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Short description

Dorsal spines (total): 10 - 11; Dorsal soft rays (total): 14-15; Anal spines: 3; Anal soft rays: 9 - 10. Juveniles without spots on body (Ref. 2799).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Found in coastal waters, estuaries, and tidal fissures; can tolerate freshwater. It can jet a stream of water into the mud to expose crustaceans, worms and small bivalves which it feeds on (Ref. 11441); including fish (Ref. 5213). Tasty food fish (Ref. 2799).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

Threat to humans

  Harmless



Human uses

Fisheries: commercial; gamefish: yes

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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)
3.5   ±0.2 se; Based on diet studies.

Resilience (Ref. 69278)
Low, minimum population doubling time 4.5 - 14 years (K=0.07-0.42)

Vulnerability (Ref. 59153)
Low to moderate vulnerability (34 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Medium