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Abalistes stellaris (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)

Starry triggerfish
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Classification / Names Nombres comunes | Sinónimos | Catalog of Fishes(Género, Especie) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

> Tetraodontiformes (Puffers and filefishes) > Balistidae (Triggerfishes)
Etymology: Abalistes: Greek, a = without + Greek, ballo = to throw (Ref. 45335).  More on authors: Bloch & Schneider.

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

; marino demersal; anfidromo (Ref. 51243); rango de profundidad 40 - 100 m (Ref. 43239).   Tropical; 46°N - 36°S, 21°E - 164°W

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Indo-West Pacific: Red Sea and East Africa to Southeast Asia, north to Japan and south to northern Australia (Ref. 28). Eastern Atlantic: St. Helena and south coasts of Africa (Ref. 7348).

Tamaño / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 60.0 cm TL macho / no sexado; (Ref. ); common length : 40.0 cm TL macho / no sexado; (Ref. 9770)

Short description Morfología | Morfometría

Espinas dorsales (total): 3; Radios blandos dorsales (total): 25-27; Espinas anales 0; Radios blandos anales: 24 - 26. Scales enlarged above the pectoral fin base and just behind the gill slit to form a flexible tympanum; scales of posterior body with prominent keels, forming longitudinal ridges. A prominent groove in the skin extending anteriorly from front of eye for a distance of about 1 eye diameter. Caudal peduncle depressed. Caudal fin rays of adults prolonged above and below.

Biología     Glosario (por ej. epibenthic)

Inhabit coastal areas, usually found over muddy and sandy bottoms, also around reefs, together with the sponges and algae (Ref. 5213). Feed on benthic animals (Ref. 9769). Oviparous (Ref. 205). Also caught with vertical long-lines (Ref. 9770). Marketed fresh and dried-salted (Ref. 9770).

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

Oviparous, distinct pairing during breeding (Ref. 205).

Main reference Upload your references | Referencias | Coordinador : Matsuura, Keiichi | Colaboradores

Matsuura, K., 2001. Balistidae. Triggerfishes. p. 3911-3928. In K.E. Carpenter and V. Niem (eds.) FAO species identification guide for fishery purposes. The living marine resources of the Western Central Pacific. Vol. 6. Bony fishes part 4 (Labridae to Latimeriidae), estuarine crocodiles. FAO, Rome. (Ref. 9770)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 123251)


CITES (Ref. 123416)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless (Ref. 9770)





Human uses

Pesquerías: comercial; Acuario: Comercial
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Estimates based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 22.9 - 28.3, mean 27.1 °C (based on 501 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.6250   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.02692 (0.01747 - 0.04147), b=2.87 (2.74 - 3.00), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this species & (Sub)family-body (Ref. 93245).
Nivel trófico (Ref. 69278):  3.6   ±0.0 se; based on diet studies.
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 (44 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Medium.
Nutrients (Ref. 124155):  Calcium = 103 [39, 224] mg/100g ; Iron = 0.697 [0.395, 1.497] mg/100g ; Protein = 18.2 [16.1, 20.3] % ; Omega3 = 0.21 [0.09, 0.49] g/100g ; Selenium = 69.2 [35.4, 150.5] μg/100g ; VitaminA = 12.9 [4.5, 40.9] μg/100g ; Zinc = 0.827 [0.542, 1.311] mg/100g (wet weight);