Centropomus parallelus Poey, 1860

Fat snook
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Actinopterígios (peces con aletas radiadas) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Centropomidae (Snooks)
Etymology: Centropomus: Greek, kentron = sting + Greek, poma, -atos = cover, operculum (Ref. 45335).  More on author: Poey.

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

; marino; agua dulce; salobre demersal; anfidromo (Ref. 51243).   Subtropical; 26°N - 28°S, 98°W - 34°W

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Western Atlantic: southern Florida (USA) and the Mexican Gulf coast to Florianopolis, Brazil.

Tamaño / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 72.0 cm TL macho / no sexado; (Ref. 40637); common length : 25.0 cm TL macho / no sexado; (Ref. 3713); peso máximo publicado: 5.0 kg (Ref. 26340)

Biología     Glosario (por ej. epibenthic)

Inhabits coastal waters, estuaries and lagoons, penetrating into freshwater; usually prefers very low brackish water or freshwater. Occasionally in hypersaline lagoons (Ref. 5217). Found over shallow soft bottoms (Ref. 5217). Feeds on fish and crustaceans. Its flesh is well appreciated (Ref. 27188).

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

Spawn in brackish waters in estuaries.

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Fraser, T.H., 1978. Centropomidae. In W. Fischer (ed.) FAO species identification sheets for fishery purposes. West Atlantic (Fishing Area 31). FAO, Rome. Vol. 1-2. pag.var. (Ref. 3713)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)

  Least Concern (LC) ; Date assessed: 01 August 2011

CITES (Ref. 118484)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





Human uses

Pesquerías: escaso valor comercial; pesca deportiva: si
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Estimates based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 24.9 - 28, mean 27.2 (based on 232 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5005   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00813 (0.00523 - 0.01264), b=3.04 (2.91 - 3.17), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this species & Genus-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Nivel trófico (Ref. 69278):  4.2   ±0.74 se; Based on food items.
Resiliencia (Ref. 120179):  Medio, población duplicada en un tiempo mínimo de 1.4-4.4 años (tm=3-4; Fec=900,000).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  High vulnerability (55 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Very high.