Acanthurus auranticavus, Orange-socket surgeonfish : fisheries

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Acanthurus auranticavus Randall, 1956

Orange-socket surgeonfish
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> Acanthuriformes (Surgeonfishes) > Acanthuridae (Surgeonfishes, tangs, unicornfishes) > Acanthurinae
Etymology: Acanthurus: Greek, akantha = thorn + Greek, oura = tail (Ref. 45335).  More on author: Randall.

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

; marino asociado a arrecife; rango de profundidad 1 - 20 m (Ref. 90102).   Tropical; 20°N - 25°S, 35°E - 172°W

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Western Indian Ocean: Mozambique (Ref. 41878). Indo-West Pacific: Seychelles (Ref. 10685), Philippines, Indonesia and Great Barrier Reef; recently found in Maldives. Reported from Malaysia (Ref. 5756) and Samoa (Ref. 592).

Tamaño / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 45.0 cm SL macho / no sexado; (Ref. 48637); edad máxima reportada: 30 años (Ref. 52229)

Short description Morfología | Morfometría

Espinas dorsales (total): 9; Radios blandos dorsales (total): 25-26; Espinas anales 3; Radios blandos anales: 23 - 24. Color in life dark brown; orange brown from pectoral base downward; caudal spine socket bright orange; orange blotch before and behind pupil; caudal fin base with a white band. Anterior gill rakers 20-23, posterior 24-28. Large caudal spine, 2.2 - 4.4 in head.

Biología     Glosario (por ej. epibenthic)

Adults inhabit shallow reefs, both in lagoons and outer reef areas. They frequently move in groups. Juveniles found between soft corals in lagoons at depths of up to 2 m (Ref. 9710, 48637). Adults in groups, often mixed with other similar species (Ref. 48637).

Life cycle and mating behavior Madurez | Reproducción | Puesta | Huevos | Fecundidad | Larva

Main reference Upload your references | Referencias | Coordinador : Randall, John E. | Colaboradores

Randall, J.E., 1956. A revision of the surgeonfish genus Acanthurus. Pac. Sci. 10(2):159-235. (Ref. 1920)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 123251)

  Least Concern (LC) ; Date assessed: 03 May 2010

CITES (Ref. 123416)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





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Pesquerías: comercial
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Estimates based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 25.6 - 29.3, mean 28.5 °C (based on 2408 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.02344 (0.01088 - 0.05049), b=2.96 (2.79 - 3.13), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this Genus-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Nivel trófico (Ref. 69278):  2.0   ±0.1 se; based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Generation time: 1.6 ( na - na) years. Estimated as median ln(3)/K based on 1 growth studies.
Resiliencia (Ref. 120179):  Bajo, población duplicada en un tiempo mínimo de 4.5-14 años (tmax=30; K=0.67).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low to moderate vulnerability (26 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Medium.
Nutrients (Ref. 124155):  Calcium = 61.3 [19.3, 147.3] mg/100g ; Iron = 0.903 [0.350, 2.484] mg/100g ; Protein = 18.8 [17.6, 19.9] % ; Omega3 = 0.107 [0.050, 0.224] g/100g ; Selenium = 23 [8, 66] μg/100g ; VitaminA = 15 [4, 56] μg/100g ; Zinc = 2.27 [0.72, 4.37] mg/100g (wet weight);