Chilomycterus schoepfii, Striped burrfish : gamefish, aquarium

Chilomycterus schoepfii (Walbaum, 1792)

Striped burrfish
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Actinopterygii (strålfeniga fiskar) > Tetraodontiformes (Puffers and filefishes) > Diodontidae (Porcupinefishes (burrfishes))
Etymology: Chilomycterus: Greek, cheilos = lip + Greek, mykter, -eros = nose (Ref. 45335).  More on author: Walbaum.

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

; marina revassocierade; djupintervall 1 - 11 m (Ref. 9710).   Tropical; 46°N - 5°S, 98°W - 34°W

Utbredning Länder | FAO områden | Ekosystem | Förekomster | Point map | Utplanteringar | Faunafri

Western Atlantic: Nova Scotia (Canada), Maine (USA), Bahamas, and northern Gulf of Mexico to Brazil. Uncommon or absent from most of West Indies.

Size / Vikt / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 27.9 cm TL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 40637); publicerad maxvikt: 630.00 g (Ref. 4699)

Short description Morfologi | Morfometri

No spines wholly on caudal peduncle. Supraocular tentacles absent or much smaller than eyes. 5 to 7 large dark blotches on back and sides, with many, approximately parallel to obliquely intersecting dark lines distributed over light background colour. No small, dark spots either on body or fin (Ref 53034).

Biologi     Ordlista (t.ex. epibenthic)

Very common in seagrass beds in bays and coastal lagoons. Also found on shallow coastal reefs (Ref. 9710). Has been traded as an aquarium fish at Ceará, Brazil (Ref. 49392).

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

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Robins, C.R. and G.C. Ray, 1986. A field guide to Atlantic coast fishes of North America. Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, U.S.A. 354 p. (Ref. 7251)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)

  Least Concern (LC) ; Date assessed: 04 February 2009

CITES (Ref. 118484)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





Human uses

Fiskeri: saknar intresse; sportfisk: ja; Akvarium: Kommersiell
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Estimates based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 18.4 - 28, mean 26.9 (based on 501 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5313   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Trofisk nivå (Ref. 69278):  3.5   ±0.37 se; Based on food items.
Resiliens (Ref. 120179):  .
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (15 of 100) .