Apsilus dentatus, Black snapper : fisheries

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Apsilus dentatus Guichenot, 1853

Black snapper
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Classification / Names Nomi Comuni | Sinonimi | Catalog of Fishes(Genere, Specie) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

> Eupercaria/misc (Various families in series Eupercaria) > Lutjanidae (Snappers) > Apsilinae
Etymology: Apsilus: Greek, apsilos, -e, -on = hairless, shorn, peeled (Ref. 45335).  More on author: Guichenot.

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

; marino associati a barriera corallina; distribuzione batimetrica 100 - 300 m (Ref. ), usually 120 - 180 m (Ref. 55).   Tropical; 0°C - ; 29°N - 8°N, 87°W - 60°W (Ref. 55)

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

Western Central Atlantic: West Indies, Florida Keys, western Gulf of Mexico, western Caribbean (off Belize), probably more widespread in Caribbean (Anderson, pers. comm.).

Length at first maturity / Size / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm 40.0  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 65.0 cm TL maschio/sesso non determinato; (Ref. 55); common length : 40.0 cm TL maschio/sesso non determinato; (Ref. 55); peso massimo pubblicato: 3.2 kg (Ref. 40637)

Short description Morfologia | Morfometria

Spine dorsali (totale): 10; Raggi dorsali molli (totale): 9-10; Spine anali 3; Raggi anali molli: 8. The snout is relatively short and pointed. Anterior teeth in upper jaw enlarged, canine-like. Interorbital space convex. Dorsal and anal fin bases without scales. Pectoral fins long reaching level of anus. Scale rows on back parallel to lateral line. The back and upper sides violet or dark brown becoming lighter ventrally. Juveniles are mainly blue in color.

Biologia     Glossario (es. epibenthic)

Adults inhabit mainly rocky bottoms. Young sometimes found near the surface. Feed on fishes and benthic organisms, including cephalopods and tunicates. Flesh of good quality; marketed fresh and frozen.

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

Main reference Upload your references | Bibliografia | Coordinatore | Collaboratori

Allen, G.R., 1985. FAO Species Catalogue. Vol. 6. Snappers of the world. An annotated and illustrated catalogue of lutjanid species known to date. FAO Fish. Synop. 125(6):208 p. Rome: FAO. (Ref. 55)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 124695)

  Least Concern (LC) ; Date assessed: 04 February 2009

CITES

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Reports of ciguatera poisoning (Ref. 31172)





Human uses

Pesca: scarso interesse commerciale
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Estimates based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 19 - 23.7, mean 22.2 °C (based on 12 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.7500   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01096 (0.00555 - 0.02168), b=3.02 (2.84 - 3.20), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this species & (Sub)family-body (Ref. 93245).
Trophic level (Ref. 69278):  4.1   ±0.52 se; based on food items.
Generation time: 1.7 ( na - na) years. Estimated as median ln(3)/K based on 1 growth studies.
Resilienza (Ref. 120179):  Medio, tempo minimo di raddoppiamento della popolazione 1.4 - 4.4 anni (K=0.3).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low to moderate vulnerability (28 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Very high.
Nutrients (Ref. 124155):  Calcium = 41.9 [22.0, 82.4] mg/100g ; Iron = 0.699 [0.429, 1.134] mg/100g ; Protein = 19.4 [17.5, 21.1] % ; Omega3 = 0.155 [0.099, 0.242] g/100g ; Selenium = 49.7 [27.7, 87.2] μg/100g ; VitaminA = 54.6 [20.2, 175.6] μg/100g ; Zinc = 0.853 [0.543, 1.268] mg/100g (wet weight);