Acanthostracion polygonius, Honeycomb cowfish : fisheries, aquarium

Acanthostracion polygonius Poey, 1876

Honeycomb cowfish
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> Tetraodontiformes (Puffers and filefishes) > Ostraciidae (Boxfishes)
Etymology: Acanthostracion: Greek, akantha = thorn + Greek, ostrakon = shell (Ref. 45335).  More on author: Poey.

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

; marin récifal; profondeur 3 - 80 m (Ref. 9710), usually - m (Ref. ).   Tropical; 0°C - ; 41°N - 34°S, 84°W - 34°W

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Western Atlantic: New Jersey, USA and Bermuda to Brazil, including the Caribbean and Antilles. Occurs in the Gulf of Mexico, off Florida, 25° 16'N, 83° 37'W (Ref.78464).

Taille / Poids / Âge

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 50.0 cm TL mâle / non sexé; (Ref. 36453); common length : 25.0 cm TL mâle / non sexé; (Ref. 5217); poids max. publié: 152.40 g (Ref. 118626)

Description synthétique Morphologie | Morphométrie

Bold pattern of hexagons outlined by narrow dark lines; centers and areas between hexagons pale (Ref. 26938). Purplish blue on sides and ventrally (Ref. 13442).

Biologie     Glossaire (ex. epibenthic)

Occurs in clear water around coral reefs. Feeds on sponges, alcyonarians, tunicates, and shrimp. Uncommon and wary (Ref. 9710). Consumed fresh, generally roasted (Ref. 5217).

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

Référence principale Upload your references | Références | Coordinateur : Matsuura, Keiichi | Collaborateurs

Smith-Vaniz, W.F., B.B. Collette and B.E. Luckhurst, 1999. Fishes of Bermuda: history, zoogeography, annotated checklist, and identification keys. American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists Special Publication No. 4. 424 p. (Ref. 35505)

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

  Préoccupation mineure (LC) ; Date assessed: 07 June 2011

CITES

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Menace pour l'homme

  Reports of ciguatera poisoning (Ref. 30303)





Utilisations par l'homme

Pêcheries: commercial; Aquarium: Commercial
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Estimates based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 21.4 - 28, mean 25.9 °C (based on 318 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5625   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.02818 (0.01677 - 0.04736), b=2.83 (2.68 - 2.98), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this species & (Sub)family-body (Ref. 93245).
Niveau trophique (Ref. 69278):  2.0   ±0.0 se; based on diet studies.
Résilience (Ref. 120179):  Haut, temps minimum de doublement de population inférieur à 15 mois (Fec assumed to be > 10,000).
Vulnérabilité (Ref. 59153):  Low to moderate vulnerability (26 of 100) .
Catégorie de prix (Ref. 80766):   High.
Nutrients (Ref. 124155):  Calcium = 38.6 [13.6, 84.1] mg/100g ; Iron = 0.661 [0.395, 1.326] mg/100g ; Protein = 18.3 [15.9, 20.6] % ; Omega3 = 0.0951 [, ] g/100g ; Selenium = 40.9 [18.7, 88.9] μg/100g ; VitaminA = 19.4 [4.8, 76.1] μg/100g ; Zinc = 1.21 [0.75, 1.97] mg/100g (wet weight);