Calamus taurinus, Galapagos porgy : fisheries

Calamus taurinus (Jenyns 1840)

Galapagos porgy
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Etymology: Calamus: Greek, kalamos = reed, cane (Ref. 45335).  More on author: Jenyns.

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

; marino bentopelágico; rango de profundidad 3 - 40 m (Ref. 5227).   Tropical

Distribución Países | Áreas FAO | Ecosistemas | Ocurrencias, apariciones | Point map | Introducciones | Faunafri

Southeast Pacific: endemic to the Galapagos Islands.

Tamaño / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 40.0 cm TL macho / no sexado; (Ref. 11482)

Short description Morfología | Morfometría

Espinas dorsales (total): 12; Radios blandos dorsales (total): 12; Espinas anales 3; Radios blandos anales: 10

Biología     Glosario (por ej. epibenthic)

Occurs over sand-rubble bottoms adjacent to reefs (Ref. 11482). Its strong molariform teeth are well adapted for crushing crabs, clams, and snails (Ref. 28023). An important food fish.

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

Main reference Upload your references | Referencias | Coordinador | Colaboradores

Robins, C.R., R.M. Bailey, C.E. Bond, J.R. Brooker, E.A. Lachner, R.N. Lea and W.B. Scott, 1991. World fishes important to North Americans. Exclusive of species from the continental waters of the United States and Canada. Am. Fish. Soc. Spec. Publ. (21):243 p. (Ref. 4537)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 123251)

  Near Threatened (NT) ; Date assessed: 03 December 2009

CITES (Ref. 123416)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





Human uses

Pesquerías: comercial
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Fuentes de Internet

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Estimates based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 18 - 23.3, mean 21.3 °C (based on 10 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5001   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.02291 (0.01073 - 0.04890), b=2.94 (2.77 - 3.11), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this Genus-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Nivel trófico (Ref. 69278):  3.3   ±0.52 se; based on food items.
Resiliencia (Ref. 120179):  Medio, población duplicada en un tiempo mínimo de 1.4-4.4 años (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Moderate vulnerability (39 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Medium.