Zenopsis conchifer, Silvery John dory : fisheries

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Zenopsis conchifer (Lowe, 1852)

Silvery John dory
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Classification / Names Populärnamn | synonymer | Catalog of Fishes(Släkte, Arter) | 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 Ekologi

; marina bentopelagisk; djupintervall 50 - 600 m (Ref. 4968), usually 150 - 300 m (Ref. 36731).   Deep-water; 58°N - 28°S

Utbredning Länder | FAO områden | Ekosystem | Förekomster | Point map | Utplanteringar | 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.

Size / Vikt / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 80.0 cm TL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 4253); common length : 50.0 cm TL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 5217); publicerad maxvikt: 3.2 kg (Ref. 7251)

Short description Morfologi | Morfometri

Taggstrålar i ryggfenan (totalt): 9 - 10; Mjukstrålar i ryggfenan (totalt): 24-26; Taggstrålar i analfenan 3; Mjukstrålar i analfenan: 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).

Biologi     Ordlista (t.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 Könsmognad | Reproduktion | Lek | Ägg | Fecundity | Larver

Main reference Upload your references | referenser | Koordinator : Heemstra, Phillip C. | Medarbetare

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

Fiskeri: kommersiell
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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).
Trofisk nivå (Ref. 69278):  4.5   ±0.0 se; based on diet studies.
Resiliens (Ref. 120179):  Låg, lägsta populationsfördubblingstid 4,5-14 år (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);