Strongylura senegalensis, Senegal needlefish : fisheries

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Strongylura senegalensis (Valenciennes, 1846)

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

> Beloniformes (Needle fishes) > Belonidae (Needlefishes)
Etymology: Strongylura: Greek, strongylos = round + Greek, oura = tail (Ref. 45335).  More on author: Valenciennes.

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

; marino; salobre; rango de profundidad 0 - ? m.   Tropical; 14°N - 17°S

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Eastern Atlantic: Senegal and Guinea to the Gulf of Guinea and Angola. Reported from the Gambia River (Ref. 28587).

Tamaño / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 150 cm SL macho / no sexado; (Ref. 2683); common length : 60.0 cm SL macho / no sexado; (Ref. 2683)

Short description Morfología | Morfometría

Espinas dorsales (total): 0; Radios blandos dorsales (total): 13-16; Espinas anales 0; Radios blandos anales: 14 - 18. Diagnosis: body elongate; upper and lower jaws extremely long, forming a stout beak armed with strong teeth; nostrils in depression before eyes (nasal pit); gill rakers absent; pelvic fins abdominal; 13-16 dorsal-fin rays; no lateral keel on caudal peduncle; caudal fin emarginated (Ref. 57228).

Biología     Glosario (por ej. epibenthic)

Occurs in coastal areas and brackish lagoons. Feeds mainly on small fishes (Ref. 28587). Oviparous (Ref. 205). Eggs may be found attached to objects in the water by tendrils on the egg's surface (Ref. 205).

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

Main reference Upload your references | Referencias | Coordinador : Collette, Bruce B. | Colaboradores

Collette, B.B. and N.V. Parin, 1990. Belonidae. p. 592-597. In J.C. Quero, J.C. Hureau, C. Karrer, A. Post and L. Saldanha (eds.) Check-list of the fishes of the eastern tropical Atlantic (CLOFETA). JNICT, Lisbon; SEI, Paris; and UNESCO, Paris. Vol. 2. (Ref. 5757)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 123251)

  Least Concern (LC) ; Date assessed: 10 July 2012

CITES (Ref. 123416)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





Human uses

Pesquerías: escaso valor comercial
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Estimates based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 25.4 - 28, mean 27.4 °C (based on 185 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5001   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00076 (0.00040 - 0.00145), b=3.13 (2.97 - 3.29), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this species & Genus-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Nivel trófico (Ref. 69278):  4.5   ±0.80 se; based on food items.
Resiliencia (Ref. 120179):  Muy bajo, población duplicada en un tiempo mínimo superior a 14 años (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Very high vulnerability (76 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   High.
Nutrients (Ref. 124155):  Calcium = 94.6 [44.7, 239.9] mg/100g ; Iron = 0.978 [0.488, 1.819] mg/100g ; Protein = 16.6 [14.6, 18.5] % ; Omega3 = 0.512 [0.179, 1.527] g/100g ; Selenium = 63.3 [25.6, 161.4] μg/100g ; VitaminA = 52.8 [14.8, 211.7] μg/100g ; Zinc = 0.966 [0.597, 1.602] mg/100g (wet weight);