Naso tonganus, Bulbnose unicornfish : fisheries

Naso tonganus (Valenciennes, 1835)

Bulbnose unicornfish
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> Acanthuriformes (Surgeonfishes) > Acanthuridae (Surgeonfishes, tangs, unicornfishes) > Nasinae
Etymology: Naso: Latin, nasus = nose (Ref. 45335);  tonganus: Named after Tonga, its type locality (Ref. 37792)  More on author: Valenciennes.

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

; marina revassocierade; djupintervall 2 - 40 m (Ref. 86942), usually - m (Ref. ).   Tropical; 0°C -

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Western Indian Ocean: Mauritius, Seychelles and Mozambique (probably wider distribution in this part of the ocean).

Size / Vikt / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 60.0 cm SL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 37792)

Short description Morfologi | Morfometri

Taggstrålar i ryggfenan (totalt): 5; Mjukstrålar i ryggfenan (totalt): 27-30; Taggstrålar i analfenan 2; Mjukstrålar i analfenan: 26 - 28.

Biologi     Ordlista (t.ex. epibenthic)

Inhabits coral reefs (Ref. 37792). Feeds on leafy or fleshy algae and zooplankton (Ref. 37792). Found singly or in small groups (Ref. 37792).

Life cycle and mating behavior Könsmognad | Reproduktion | Lek | Ägg | Fecundity | Larver

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Randall, J.E., 2001. Surgeonfishes of Hawai'i and the world.. Mutual Publishing and Bishop Museum Press, Hawai'i. 123 p. (Ref. 37792)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 124695)

  Least Concern (LC) ; Date assessed: 06 May 2010

CITES

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





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Fiskeri: mindre kommeriell
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Estimates based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 24.5 - 28.9, mean 27.7 °C (based on 706 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.02512 (0.01442 - 0.04376), b=3.00 (2.85 - 3.15), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this species & Genus-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trofisk nivå (Ref. 69278):  2.0   ±0.00 se; based on food items.
Resiliens (Ref. 120179):  Mellan, lägsta populationsfördubblingstid 1,4-4,4 år (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Moderate to high vulnerability (52 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Medium.
Nutrients (Ref. 124155):  Calcium = 29.9 [15.5, 53.6] mg/100g ; Iron = 0.571 [0.321, 0.971] mg/100g ; Protein = 18.9 [17.8, 19.9] % ; Omega3 = 0.113 [0.072, 0.194] g/100g ; Selenium = 39.9 [20.8, 80.0] μg/100g ; VitaminA = 30.1 [9.0, 99.3] μg/100g ; Zinc = 1.3 [0.8, 2.0] mg/100g (wet weight);