Phractocephalus hemioliopterus, Redtail catfish : fisheries, gamefish, aquarium

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Phractocephalus hemioliopterus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)

Redtail catfish
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Classification / Names Populärnamn | synonymer | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterygii (strålfeniga fiskar) > Siluriformes (Catfish) > Pimelodidae (Long-whiskered catfishes)
Etymology: Phractocephalus: Greek, phraktos = fence + Greek, kephale = head (Ref. 45335).  More on authors: Bloch & Schneider.

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

; stvatten bottenlevande; pH range: 5.5 - 6.8; dH range: ? - 10; flodvandrande (Ref. 51243).   Tropical; 20°C - 26°C (Ref. 2060)

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

South America: Amazon and Orinoco River basins.

Length at first maturity / Size / Vikt / Age

Maturity: Lm ?, range 85 - ? cm
Max length : 135 cm TL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 111518); common length : 60.0 cm TL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 12193); publicerad maxvikt: 44.2 kg (Ref. 40637)

Biologi     Ordlista (t.ex. epibenthic)

Feeds on fish, crabs and fruits (Ref. 6868). The species is introduced but not established in Florida.

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

Main reference Upload your references | referenser | Koordinator | Medarbetare

Lundberg, J.G. and M.W. Littmann, 2003. Pimelodidae (Long-whiskered catfishes). p. 432-446. In R.E. Reis, S.O. Kullander and C.J. Ferraris, Jr. (eds.) Checklist of the Freshwater Fishes of South and Central America. Porto Alegre: EDIPUCRS, Brasil. (Ref. 36506)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)


CITES (Ref. 118484)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





Human uses

Fiskeri: mindre kommeriell; sportfisk: ja; Akvarium: Kommersiell
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Estimates based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 1.0000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00891 (0.00505 - 0.01574), b=3.08 (2.93 - 3.23), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this species & (Sub)family-body (Ref. 93245).
Trofisk nivå (Ref. 69278):  4.2   ±0.73 se; Based on food items.
Resiliens (Ref. 120179):  Låg, lägsta populationsfördubblingstid 4,5-14 år (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  High to very high vulnerability (67 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Unknown.