Centropomus nigrescens, Black snook : fisheries, gamefish

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Centropomus nigrescens Günther 1864

Black snook
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Classification / Names Nomi Comuni | Sinonimi | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

> Carangaria/misc () > Centropomidae (Snooks)
Etymology: Centropomus: Greek, kentron = sting + Greek, poma, -atos = cover, operculum (Ref. 45335).  More on author: Günther.

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

; marino; acqua dolce; salmastro demersale.   Tropical; 33°N - 20°S

Distribuzione Stati | Aree FAO | Ecosystems | Presenze | Point map | Introduzioni | Faunafri

Eastern Pacific: southern Baja California, Mexico and mouth of the Gulf of California to northern Colombia.

Size / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 123 cm TL maschio/sesso non determinato; (Ref. 40637); common length : 45.0 cm TL maschio/sesso non determinato; (Ref. 55763); peso massimo pubblicato: 26.2 kg (Ref. 40637)

Short description Morfologia | Morfometria

Body slender and not very deep; dorsal profile slightly concave behind the eyes; lateral line extending to posterior edge of caudal fin; second anal spine, when folded down, well removed from origin of caudal fin; pectoral and pelvic fins sub-equal; anal fin with 6 rays; back blue gray; belly white; lateral line very dark; fins charcoal gray (Ref. 55763).

Biologia     Glossario (es. epibenthic)

Adults enter mangrove areas and lagoons. Also occur in estuaries (Ref. 11035) and fresh water (Ref. 4537), as well as rustic ponds (Ref. 85798).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturità | Riproduzione | Deposizione | Uova | Fecundity | Larve

Main reference Upload your references | Bibliografia | Coordinatore | Collaboratori

Bussing, W.A., 1995. Centropomidae. Róbalos. p. 987-995. In W. Fischer, F. Krupp, W. Schneider, C. Sommer, K.E. Carpenter and V. Niem (eds.) Guia FAO para Identification de Especies para lo Fines de la Pesca. Pacifico Centro-Oriental. 3 Vols. FAO, Rome. (Ref. 9284)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 123251)

  Least Concern (LC) ; Date assessed: 09 November 2018

CITES (Ref. 123416)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





Human uses

Pesca: commerciale; Pesce da pesca sportiva: si
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Estimates based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 22.8 - 29.1, mean 26.9 °C (based on 207 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5005   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00759 (0.00477 - 0.01207), b=3.01 (2.87 - 3.15), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this species & Genus-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic level (Ref. 69278):  4.2   ±0.7 se; based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilienza (Ref. 120179):  Medio, tempo minimo di raddoppiamento della popolazione 1.4 - 4.4 anni (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Moderate vulnerability (43 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Very high.