Porichthys porosissimus  (Cuvier, 1829)

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Batrachoidiformes (Toadfishes) > Batrachoididae (Toadfishes) > Porichthyinae
Etymology: Porichthys: Greek, poros = porous + Greek, ichthys = fish (Ref. 45335).

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecology

Marine; demersal; depth range 30 - 200 m (Ref. 27363).   Subtropical; 26°N - 41°S, 98°W - 34°W

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Southwest Atlantic: Espírito Santo, Brazil (Ref. 57756) to eastern Argentina (Ref. 47377).

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 34.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 94910); common length : 30.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 6077)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 2; Dorsal soft rays (total): 34-36; Anal spines: 0; Anal soft rays: 33. Body without scales. Four lateral lines. Upper side of body greyish brown, silvery on side, yellowish on belly. Seven dark broad bands on upper part of body. Tip of each fin blackish. Dark blotches on fin membrane of dorsal and pectoral fins. Pelvic fin yellowish (Ref. 27363).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Feed on small fishes and crustaceans (Ref. 47377).

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Menni, R.C., R.A. Ringuelet and R.H. Aramburu, 1984. Peces marinos de la Argentina y Uruguay. Editorial Hemisferio Sur S.A. Buenos, Aires, Argentina. 359 p. (Ref. 2806)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 115941)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




Human uses

Fisheries: minor commercial
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Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 17 - 27.1, mean 24.1 (based on 172 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5001   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00537 (0.00416 - 0.00693), b=3.16 (3.09 - 3.23), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this species (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.7   ±0.59 se; Based on food items.
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (K=0.28).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low to moderate vulnerability (35 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Unknown.