Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes
(Perch-likes) > Dactyloscopidae
Etymology: Dactylagnus: Greek, daktyleys, -eos = a kind of grey mullet + Latin, agnus = pure, chaste (Ref. 45335). More on author: Gill.
Environment / Climate / Range
Marine; demersal; depth range 0 - 15 m (Ref. 28023), usually 0 - 5 m (Ref. 28023). Tropical
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?, range 7 - ? cm
Max length : 15.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 28023)
Eastern Central Pacific: Pacific coast of Baja California and the northern Gulf of California to Panama. Also the Galapagos Islands.
Sand dweller on protected beaches and near-shore sites in less than 5 m.
Grove, J.S. and R.J. Lavenberg, 1997. The fishes of the Galápagos Islands. Stanford University Press, Stanford, 863 p.
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 90363)
Threat to humans
Fisheries: minor commercial
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingMass conversion
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Estimates of some properties based on empirical models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.6250 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00389 (0.00180 - 0.00842), b=3.12 (2.94 - 3.30), based on all LWR estimates for this BS (Ref. 93245
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278
): 5.3 ±0.8 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .