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Eleginops maclovinus  (Cuvier, 1830)

Patagonian blennie
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Eleginopsidae (Patagonian blennies)
Etymology: Eleginops: Greek, eleginos, -ou = a fish of the Nile + Greek, ops = appearance (Ref. 45335).

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; benthopelagic.   Temperate; 33°S - 55°S

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 90.0 cm TL (female)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 7 - 8; Dorsal soft rays (total): 23-27; Anal spines: 0; Anal soft rays: 0. Caudal fin emarginate. Body blue brown dorsally and silvery yellow ventrally. First and second dorsal fins grayish, caudal fin brownish, their distal parts yellowish. Anal fin pale brown (Ref. 27363).

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Southeast Pacific and Southwest Atlantic: Valparaíso, Chile and Patagonian region of Argentina to Tierra del Fuego.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

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Corporacion de Fomento de la Produccion (Chile), 1980. Catálogo de recursos pesqueros Chile. Instituto de Fomento Pesquero, Gerencia de Desarollo, CORFO, Santiago, Chile. (Ref. 5964)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 90363)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Fisheries: minor commercial
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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 1.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00977 (0.00387 - 0.02465), b=3.05 (2.83 - 3.27), based on LWR estimates for this Subfamily-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.3   ±0.47 se; Based on food items.
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (Assuming tm <4).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Moderate to high vulnerability (49 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Medium.