Ephippus orbis, Orbfish : fisheries

Ephippus orbis (Bloch, 1787)

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> Acanthuriformes (Surgeonfishes) > Ephippidae (Spadefishes, batfishes and scats)
Etymology: Ephippus: Greek, ephippion, horse cloth, saddle.  More on author: Bloch.

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

; marina revassocierade; amfidrom (Ref. 51243); djupintervall 10 - 30 m (Ref. 9710).   Tropical

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Indo-West Pacific: Persian Gulf to Natal, South Africa, eastward to India and Lesser Sunda Island, Indonesia, north to Japan (Ref. 559) and Taiwan, south to northern Australia (Ref. 9710).

Size / Vikt / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 25.0 cm TL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 559)

Short description Morfologi | Morfometri

Taggstrålar i ryggfenan (totalt): 9; Mjukstrålar i ryggfenan (totalt): 19-20; Taggstrålar i analfenan 3; Mjukstrålar i analfenan: 15 - 17. Head and body silvery blue-green. Four or 5 faint dark blue bars often visible on body. Fins dusky. Body orbicular and strongly compressed, its depth more than twice length of head. Eye above horizontal axis through mouth. Mouth small, the maxilla not reaching past vertical at front edge of eye. Jaws with bands of slender, incisiform teeth with a single lanceolate cusp. No teeth on palatines or vomer. Preopercle distinctly serrate, with a broad naked margin. Opercle without spines (Ref 43039).

Biologi     Ordlista (t.ex. epibenthic)

Inhabits shallow water, over mud bottoms. Feeds on benthic invertebrates and fishes (Ref. 9616).

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

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Kuronuma, K. and Y. Abe, 1986. Fishes of the Arabian Gulf. Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research, State of Kuwait, 356 p. (Ref. 5999)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 123251)


CITES (Ref. 123416)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





Human uses

Fiskeri: kommersiell
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Estimates based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 24.7 - 29.2, mean 28.3 °C (based on 690 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.7500   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.02399 (0.00986 - 0.05836), b=2.96 (2.75 - 3.17), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trofisk nivå (Ref. 69278):  4.0   ±0.61 se; based on food items.
Resiliens (Ref. 120179):  Hög, lägsta populationsfördubblingstid mindre än 15 månader (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low to moderate vulnerability (27 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Medium.
Nutrients (Ref. 124155):  Calcium = 67.5 [41.4, 109.7] mg/100g ; Iron = 0.6 [0.4, 1.0] mg/100g ; Protein = 19.3 [18.2, 20.4] % ; Omega3 = 0.149 [0.097, 0.231] g/100g ; Selenium = 28.7 [15.9, 55.1] μg/100g ; VitaminA = 76.6 [24.7, 233.8] μg/100g ; Zinc = 1.11 [0.75, 1.61] mg/100g (wet weight);