Cantherhines macrocerus, American whitespotted filefish : aquarium
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Cantherhines macrocerus (Hollard, 1853)

American whitespotted filefish
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> Tetraodontiformes (Puffers and filefishes) > Monacanthidae (Filefishes)
Etymology: Cantherhines: Greek, kanthos = the outer or inner corner of the eye, where the lids meet, 1646 + Greek, rhinos = nose (Ref. 45335).

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

; marin récifal; profondeur 2 - 40 m (Ref. 58047), usually 3 - 20 m (Ref. 40849).   Tropical; 0°C - ; 32°N - 33°S

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Western Atlantic: Florida, USA and Bermuda to São Paulo, Brazil. Eastern Atlantic: St. Paul's Rocks (Ref. 13121).

Taille / Poids / Âge

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 46.0 cm TL mâle / non sexé; (Ref. 7251)

Description synthétique Morphologie | Morphométrie

Épines dorsales (Total): 2; Rayons mous dorsaux (Total): 34-36; Épines anales 0; Rayons mous anaux: 29 - 32. Adults are brown, with or without many prominent white spots on body and head; caudal fin black with obscure curved median white bar and two indistinct white basal spots (Ref. 13442). Males are readily distinguished from females of about same size by the larger spines on caudal peduncle and by orange color of patch of setae anterior to the peduncular spines on males (Ref. 13442).

Biologie     Glossaire (ex. epibenthic)

Inhabits coral reefs or rocky bottoms (Ref. 5217). Found among gorgonians. Occurs in pairs (Ref. 5521). Feeds mainly on sponges, gorgonians, and algae (Ref. 9710) but also eats hydroids and stinging coral (Ref. 13442).

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

Référence principale Upload your references | Références | Coordinateur : Hutchins, Barry | Collaborateurs

Robins, C.R. and G.C. Ray, 1986. A field guide to Atlantic coast fishes of North America. Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, U.S.A. 354 p. (Ref. 7251)

Statut dans la liste rouge de l'IUCN (Ref. 124695)

  Préoccupation mineure (LC) ; Date assessed: 10 September 2014

CITES

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Menace pour l'homme

  Harmless





Utilisations par l'homme

Aquarium: Commercial
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Estimates based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 24.9 - 28, mean 27.1 °C (based on 268 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5002   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.02138 (0.01325 - 0.03450), b=2.94 (2.80 - 3.08), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this species & (Sub)family-body (Ref. 93245).
Niveau trophique (Ref. 69278):  3.1   ±0.1 se; based on diet studies.
Résilience (Ref. 120179):  Milieu, temps minimum de doublement de population : 1,4 à 4,4 années (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnérabilité (Ref. 59153):  Moderate vulnerability (40 of 100) .
Nutrients (Ref. 124155):  Calcium = 20 [8, 81] mg/100g ; Iron = 0.778 [0.277, 2.199] mg/100g ; Protein = 18.6 [16.2, 20.8] % ; Omega3 = 0.0748 [, ] g/100g ; Selenium = 43.5 [15.8, 125.2] μg/100g ; VitaminA = 47.6 [14.4, 155.4] μg/100g ; Zinc = 1.43 [0.58, 2.63] mg/100g (wet weight);