Zenopsis conchifer, Silvery John dory : fisheries

Zenopsis conchifer (Lowe, 1852)

Silvery John dory
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Classification / Names Nombres comunes | Sinónimos | Catalog of Fishes(Género, Especie) | 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 Ecología

; marino bentopelágico; rango de profundidad 50 - 600 m (Ref. 4968), usually 150 - 300 m (Ref. 36731).   Deep-water; 58°N - 28°S

Distribución Países | Áreas FAO | Ecosistemas | Ocurrencias, apariciones | Point map | Introducciones | 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.

Tamaño / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 80.0 cm TL macho / no sexado; (Ref. 4253); common length : 50.0 cm TL macho / no sexado; (Ref. 5217); peso máximo publicado: 3.2 kg (Ref. 7251)

Short description Morfología | Morfometría

Espinas dorsales (total): 9 - 10; Radios blandos dorsales (total): 24-26; Espinas anales 3; Radios blandos anales: 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).

Biología     Glosario (por ej. 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 Madurez | Reproducción | Puesta | Huevos | Fecundidad | Larva

Main reference Upload your references | Referencias | Coordinador : Heemstra, Phillip C. | Colaboradores

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)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 123251)

  Least Concern (LC) ; Date assessed: 31 January 2013

CITES (Ref. 123416)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





Human uses

Pesquerías: comercial
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Fuentes de Internet

Alien/Invasive Species database | Aquatic Commons | BHL | Cloffa | Websites from users | Check FishWatcher | CISTI | Catalog of Fishes: Género, Especie | DiscoverLife | ECOTOX | FAO - pesquerías: landings; Publication: search | Faunafri | Fishipedia | Fishtrace | GenBank: genome, nucleotide | GloBI | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | IGFA World Record | MitoFish | Bases de datos nacionales | Otolith Atlas of Taiwan Fishes | PubMed | Reef Life Survey | Socotra Atlas | Árbol de la vida | Wikipedia: Go, búsqueda | World Records Freshwater Fishing | Expediente Zoológico

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).
Nivel trófico (Ref. 69278):  4.5   ±0.0 se; based on diet studies.
Resiliencia (Ref. 120179):  Bajo, población duplicada en un tiempo mínimo de 4.5-14 años (Assuming tm>4).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  High vulnerability (61 of 100) .
Price category (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);