Parapristipoma octolineatum  (Valenciennes, 1833)

African striped grunt
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Haemulidae (Grunts) > Plectorhinchinae
Etymology: Parapristipoma: Greek, para = the side of + Greek, pristis = saw + Greek, poma = operculum (Ref. 45335).

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; demersal; depth range 1 - 60 m (Ref. 2683).   Subtropical; 42°N - 13°S, 18°W - 17°E

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Eastern Atlantic: Spain and Portugal to Angola. Also found in the western Mediterranean (uncommon).

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 50.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 5535); common length : 25.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 5535)

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Dorsal soft rays (total): 13-14

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Occurs in shallow waters from the shoreline to about 50 m on sand or rocky bottom. Feeds on crustaceans and mollusks (Ref. 5535).

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

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Ben-Tuvia, A. and R. McKay, 1986. Haemulidae. p. 858-864. In P.J.P. Whitehead, M.-L. Bauchot, J.-C. Hureau, J. Nielsen and E. Tortonese (eds.) Fishes of the north-eastern Atlantic and the Mediterranean. volume 2. UNESCO, Paris. (Ref. 5535)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




Human uses

Fisheries: commercial
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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5625   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01288 (0.00830 - 0.01999), b=3.01 (2.88 - 3.14), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this species & (Sub)family-body (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.6   ±0.50 se; Based on food items.
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Moderate to high vulnerability (53 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Medium.