Pronotogrammus eos  Gilbert, 1890

Bigeye bass
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Serranidae (Sea basses: groupers and fairy basslets) > Anthiinae
Etymology: Pronotogrammus: Greek, pro = first, in front of + Greek, noton = back + Greek, gramma = signal, letter (Ref. 45335).   More on author: Gilbert.

Issue
In genus Baldwinella according to Anderson & Heemstra (Ref. 90266).

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

Marine; bathydemersal; depth range 155 - 325 m (Ref. 9342).   Deep-water; 28°N - 4°S, 115°W - 52°W

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Eastern Central Pacific: Gulf of California to Ecuador and Galapagos Islands. Western Central Atlantic: Gulf of Mexico to Suriname (Ref. 13608).

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 18.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 9342)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 10; Dorsal soft rays (total): 14-15; Anal spines: 3; Anal soft rays: 8. Body pale red dorsally, silver-white ventrally; fins pale yellow (Ref. 13608).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Probably a gregarious and plankton-eating fish found near the bottom.

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Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator : Heemstra, Phillip C. | Collaborators

Heemstra, P.C., 1995. Serranidae. Meros, serranos, guasetas, enjambres, baquetas, indios, loros, gallinas, cabrillas, garropas. p. 1565-1613. In W. Fischer, F. Krupp, W. Schneider, C. Sommer, K.E. Carpenter and V. Niem (eds.) Guia FAO para Identification de Especies para lo Fines de la Pesca. Pacifico Centro-Oriental. 3 Vols. FAO, Rome. (Ref. 9342)

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): 12.1 - 17.5, mean 13.4 (based on 10 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.6250   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00933 (0.00380 - 0.02291), b=2.97 (2.76 - 3.18), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.5   ±0.5 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (Assuming tmax>3).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (24 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Very high.