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Seriola dumerili (Risso, 1810)

Greater amberjack
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> Carangiformes (Jacks) > Carangidae (Jacks and pompanos) > Naucratinae
Etymology: Seriola: Latin word diminutive with the meaning of a large earthenware pot (Ref. 45335).  More on author: Risso.

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

; marina revassocierade; havsvandrande (Ref. 51243); djupintervall 1 - 360 m (Ref. 11441), usually 18 - 72 m (Ref. 9626).   Subtropical; 45°N - 28°S, 180°W - 180°E

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Circumglobal. Indo-West Pacific: South Africa, Persian Gulf, southern Japan and the Hawaiian Islands, south to New Caledonia; Mariana and Caroline islands in Micronesia. Western Atlantic: Bermuda (Ref. 26938), Nova Scotia, Canada to Brazil; also from the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea (Ref. 9626). Eastern Atlantic: British coast (vagrant) to Morocco and the Mediterranean. Distribution in eastern central Atlantic along the African coast is not well established due to past confusion with Seriola carpenteri (Ref. 7097).

Length at first maturity / Size / Vikt / Age

Maturity: Lm 99.5, range 80 - 127 cm
Max length : 190 cm TL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 3397); common length : 100.0 cm TL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 3197); publicerad maxvikt: 80.6 kg (Ref. 3287); rapporterad maxålder: 15 år (Ref. 113943)

Short description Morfologi | Morfometri

Taggstrålar i ryggfenan (totalt): 8; Mjukstrålar i ryggfenan (totalt): 29-35; Taggstrålar i analfenan 3; Mjukstrålar i analfenan: 18 - 22. Bluish grey or olivaceous above, silvery white below; amber stripe along midside of body; fins dusky (Ref. 3197). Second dorsal and anal fins with low anterior lobe (Ref. 26938). Species of Seriola lack scutes (Ref. 37816).

Biologi     Ordlista (t.ex. epibenthic)

Adults found in deep seaward reefs; occasionally entering coastal bays. They feed primarily on fishes such as the bigeye scad, also on invertebrates (Ref. 4233). Small juveniles associate with floating plants or debris in oceanic and offshore waters. Juveniles form small schools or solitary (Ref. 5213). Eggs are pelagic (Ref. 4233). Utilized fresh and frozen; eaten pan-fried, broiled and baked (Ref. 9987). Reported to cause ciguatera in some areas (Ref. 26938).

Life cycle and mating behavior Könsmognad | Reproduktion | Lek | Ägg | Fecundity | Larver

Spawning happens during the summer, in areas near the coast. Embryo development lasts about 40 hours at 23° and larval development 31-36 days. Egg size 1.9 mm, larval at hatching 2.9 mm.

Main reference Upload your references | referenser | Koordinator : Smith-Vaniz, William F. | Medarbetare

Paxton, J.R., D.F. Hoese, G.R. Allen and J.E. Hanley, 1989. Pisces. Petromyzontidae to Carangidae. Zoological Catalogue of Australia, Vol. 7. Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra, 665 p. (Ref. 7300)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 123251)

  Least Concern (LC) ; Date assessed: 07 November 2013

CITES (Ref. 123416)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Reports of ciguatera poisoning





Human uses

Fiskeri: mindre kommeriell; Vattenbruk: kommersiell; sportfisk: ja; Akvarium: Offentliga akvarier
FAO - Vattenbruk: produktion; fiskeri: landings; Publication: search | FishSource | Sea Around Us

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Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 16.9 - 29, mean 27.1 °C (based on 3486 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5020   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01622 (0.01241 - 0.02119), b=2.92 (2.84 - 3.00), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this species (Ref. 93245).
Trofisk nivå (Ref. 69278):  4.5   ±0.0 se; based on diet studies.
Resiliens (Ref. 120179):  Mellan, lägsta populationsfördubblingstid 1,4-4,4 år (K=0.18; tm=4; tmax=15).
Prior r = 0.59, 95% CL = 0.39 - 0.89, Based on 4 stock assessments.
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Moderate to high vulnerability (54 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   High.
Nutrients (Ref. 124155):  Calcium = 16.3 [8.5, 31.7] mg/100g ; Iron = 0.848 [0.481, 1.592] mg/100g ; Protein = 20.4 [17.7, 22.8] % ; Omega3 = 0.224 [0.133, 0.380] g/100g ; Selenium = 29.9 [15.4, 55.5] μg/100g ; VitaminA = 99.1 [10.6, 668.6] μg/100g ; Zinc = 0.455 [0.299, 0.712] mg/100g (wet weight);