Acanthurus grammoptilus, Finelined surgeonfish : fisheries

Acanthurus grammoptilus Richardson 1843

Finelined surgeonfish
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> Acanthuriformes (Surgeonfishes) > Acanthuridae (Surgeonfishes, tangs, unicornfishes) > Acanthurinae
Etymology: Acanthurus: Greek, akantha = thorn + Greek, oura = tail (Ref. 45335).  More on author: Richardson.

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

; marina revassocierade; djupintervall 22 - 91 m (Ref. 57178).   Tropical; 22°N - 30°S, 91°E - 167°W

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Western Pacific: Philippines, Indonesia and northwestern Australia.

Size / Vikt / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 35.0 cm TL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 9710); publicerad maxvikt: 900.00 g (Ref. 3132)

Short description Morfologi | Morfometri

Taggstrålar i ryggfenan (totalt): 9; Mjukstrålar i ryggfenan (totalt): 25-26; Taggstrålar i analfenan 3; Mjukstrålar i analfenan: 23 - 24. This species is characterize by the following head with small pale (rust colour in life) spots; black around peduncular spine groove of adults extending well ahead of front of spine (by a distance almost as long as spine on a 24.5 cm SL specimen); caudal fin with a very narrow white posterior margin (broader in young); body depth of adults (> 20 cm SL) 2.2.-2.5 times in SL (Ref. 9808); anterior gill rakers 16-18; posterior 21-23; when preserved, color of body brown; head spotted with bands in front of eye; tip of pectoral fin paler than the base; upper end of gill opening with a faint dark brown elongate blotch; dark brown color encircling caudal spine; caudal fin base white (Ref. 1920).

Biologi     Ordlista (t.ex. epibenthic)

Inhabits silty coastal reefs (Ref. 9710). A good food fish (Ref. 3132).

Life cycle and mating behavior Könsmognad | Reproduktion | Lek | Ägg | Fecundity | Larver

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Randall, J.E., 1956. A revision of the surgeonfish genus Acanthurus. Pac. Sci. 10(2):159-235. (Ref. 1920)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 123251)

  Least Concern (LC) ; Date assessed: 03 May 2010

CITES (Ref. 123416)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





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Fiskeri: kommersiell
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Estimates based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 24.3 - 28.3, mean 27.3 °C (based on 191 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.02344 (0.01088 - 0.05049), b=2.96 (2.79 - 3.13), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this Genus-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trofisk nivå (Ref. 69278):  2.1   ±0.1 se; based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resiliens (Ref. 120179):  Mellan, lägsta populationsfördubblingstid 1,4-4,4 år (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low to moderate vulnerability (30 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Medium.