Zenopsis conchifer, Silvery John dory : fisheries

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Zenopsis conchifer (Lowe, 1852)

Silvery John dory
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Classification / Names Noms communs | Synonymes | Catalog of Fishes(Genre, Espèce) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

> Zeiformes (Dories) > Zeidae (Dories)
Etymology: Zenopsis: Particle zen, derived from zao = to give life + Greek, opsis = appearance.  More on author: Lowe.

Issue
The spelling conchifera is considered as the correct one by some authors. To be verified.

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

; marin benthopélagique; profondeur 50 - 600 m (Ref. 4968), usually 150 - 300 m (Ref. 36731).   Deep-water; 58°N - 28°S

Distribution Pays | Zones FAO | Écosystèmes | Occurrences | Point map | Introductions | Faunafri

Atlantic Western Indian Ocean: Somalia (Ref. 30573) and India to South Africa, but not in the Red Sea. Eastern Atlantic: Bay of Biscay to South Africa. Western Atlantic: Sable Island, Canada to northern North Carolina, USA (Ref. 7251) to northern Argentina (Ref. 27363). Reported from the Mediterranean (Ref. 93173). Reported from Indonesia (Ref. 5978) but not in the Pacific Ocean.

Taille / Poids / Âge

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 80.0 cm TL mâle / non sexé; (Ref. 4253); common length : 50.0 cm TL mâle / non sexé; (Ref. 5217); poids max. publié: 3.2 kg (Ref. 7251)

Description synthétique Morphologie | Morphométrie

Épines dorsales (Total): 9 - 10; Rayons mous dorsaux (Total): 24-26; Épines anales 3; Rayons mous anaux: 24 - 26. Body silvery, with a dusky mid lateral spot just posterior to and slightly above end of pectoral fin (Ref. 4253). Fin membranes of spinous dorsal, pectoral, pelvic and caudal fins blackish (Ref. 27363).

Biologie     Glossaire (ex. epibenthic)

Frequently encountered in coastal waters (Ref. 27000). Occurs near the bottom or in midwater, over muddy substrates (Ref. 5377). Mesopelagic (Ref. 5951). Found in small schools (Ref. 4968). Feeds on fishes (Ref. 5213) and squids (Ref. 5951). Minimum depth reported taken from Ref. 27363.

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturité | Reproduction | Frai | Œufs | Fécondité | Larves

Référence principale Upload your references | Références | Coordinateur : Heemstra, Phillip C. | Collaborateurs

Karrer, C. and A. Post, 1990. Zeidae. p. 631-633. In J.C. Quero, J.C. Hureau, C. Karrer, A. Post and L. Saldanha (eds.) Check-list of the fishes of the eastern tropical Atlantic (CLOFETA). JNICT, Lisbon; SEI, Paris; and UNESCO, Paris. Vol. 2. (Ref. 6953)

Statut dans la liste rouge de l'IUCN (Ref. 123251)

  Préoccupation mineure (LC) ; Date assessed: 31 January 2013

CITES (Ref. 123416)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Menace pour l'homme

  Harmless





Utilisations par l'homme

Pêcheries: commercial
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Alien/Invasive Species database | Aquatic Commons | BHL | Cloffa | Websites from users | FishWatcher | CISTI | Catalog of Fishes: Genre, Espèce | DiscoverLife | ECOTOX | FAO - pêcheries: landings; Publication: search | Faunafri | Fishipedia | Fishtrace | GenBank: génôme, nucléotide | GloBI | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | IGFA World Record | MitoFish | Bases de données nationales | Otolith Atlas of Taiwan Fishes | PubMed | Reef Life Survey | Socotra Atlas | Arbre de Vie | Wikipedia: aller à, chercher | World Records Freshwater Fishing | Zoological Record

Estimates based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 6.1 - 20.1, mean 13.6 °C (based on 418 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5781   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01380 (0.01027 - 0.01855), b=2.93 (2.85 - 3.01), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this species (Ref. 93245).
Niveau trophique (Ref. 69278):  4.5   ±0.0 se; based on diet studies.
Résilience (Ref. 120179):  Faible, temps minimum de doublement de population : 4,5 à 14 années (Assuming tm>4).
Vulnérabilité (Ref. 59153):  High vulnerability (61 of 100) .
Catégorie de prix (Ref. 80766):   Low.
Nutrients (Ref. 124155):  Calcium = 14.1 [6.9, 27.5] mg/100g ; Iron = 0.248 [0.138, 0.450] mg/100g ; Protein = 18.3 [15.4, 21.1] % ; Omega3 = 0.357 [0.182, 0.722] g/100g ; Selenium = 17.6 [7.8, 36.0] μg/100g ; VitaminA = 26.6 [6.1, 118.2] μg/100g ; Zinc = 0.298 [0.198, 0.458] mg/100g (wet weight);