Apsilus dentatus, Black snapper : fisheries

Apsilus dentatus Guichenot, 1853

Black snapper
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> 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 Ecología

; marino asociado a arrecife; rango de profundidad 100 - 300 m (Ref. ), usually 120 - 180 m (Ref. 55).   Tropical; 0°C - ; 29°N - 8°N, 87°W - 60°W (Ref. 55)

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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 / Tamaño / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm 40.0  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 65.0 cm TL macho / no sexado; (Ref. 55); common length : 40.0 cm TL macho / no sexado; (Ref. 55); peso máximo publicado: 3.2 kg (Ref. 40637)

Short description Morfología | Morfometría

Espinas dorsales (total): 10; Radios blandos dorsales (total): 9-10; Espinas anales 3; Radios blandos anales: 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.

Biología     Glosario (por ej. 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 Madurez | Reproducción | Puesta | Huevos | Fecundidad | Larva

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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

Pesquerías: escaso valor comercial
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Fuentes de Internet

AFORO (otoliths) | Aquatic Commons | BHL | Cloffa | BOLDSystems | Websites from users | Check FishWatcher | CISTI | Catalog of Fishes: Género, Especie | DiscoverLife | ECOTOX | FAO - Publication: search | Faunafri | Fishipedia | Fishtrace | GenBank: genome, nucleotide | GloBI | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | IGFA World Record | MitoFish | Otolith Atlas of Taiwan Fishes | PubMed | Reef Life Survey | Socotra Atlas | Árbol de la vida | Wikipedia: Go, búsqueda | World Records Freshwater Fishing | Zoobank | Expediente Zoológico

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).
Nivel trófico (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.
Resiliencia (Ref. 120179):  Medio, población duplicada en un tiempo mínimo de 1.4-4.4 años (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);