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Brevoortia pectinata (Jenyns, 1842)

Argentine menhaden
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Classification / Names Nombres comunes | Sinónimos | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterígios (peces con aletas radiadas) > Clupeiformes (Herrings) > Clupeidae (Herrings, shads, sardines, menhadens) > Alosinae
Etymology: Brevoortia: From James Carson Brevoort (1818-1887), studie the fauna from Ohio and South Caroline (Ref. 45335).

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

; marino; salobre; rango de profundidad 5 - ? m (Ref. 188).   Subtropical; 30°S - 40°S, 60°W - 48°W (Ref. 188)

Distribución Países | Áreas FAO | Ecosistemas | Ocurrencias, apariciones | Point map | Introducciones | Faunafri

Southwest Atlantic: Santos, Brazil to mouth of La Plata, Argentina.

Tamaño / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 35.0 cm SL macho / no sexado; (Ref. 27363)

Short description Morfología | Morfometría

Espinas dorsales (total): 0; Radios blandos dorsales (total): 16; Espinas anales 0; Radios blandos anales: 19. Scutes apparent along belly. Upper jaw with distinct median notch. Pectoral fin tip to pelvic fin base or at most short by the width of 3 scales; pelvic fin with oblique and almost straight hind margin. Pre-dorsal scales modified; scales on back and above base of anal fin not markedly smaller than rest (Ref. 188). Back of body greenish blue, sides and belly silvery, fins golden yellow. Large dark spot behind gill cover (Ref. 27363).

Biología     Glosario (por ej. epibenthic)

Schooling species (Ref. 188). Enters brackish regions of rivers (Ref. 188). Feeds on plankton (Ref. 27363).

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

Main reference Upload your references | Referencias | Coordinador | Colaboradores

Whitehead, P.J.P., 1985. FAO Species Catalogue. Vol. 7. Clupeoid fishes of the world (suborder Clupeoidei). An annotated and illustrated catalogue of the herrings, sardines, pilchards, sprats, shads, anchovies and wolf-herrings. FAO Fish. Synop. 125(7/1):1-303. Rome: FAO. (Ref. 188)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 119314)

  Least Concern (LC) ; Date assessed: 06 March 2017

CITES (Ref. 115941)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





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Pesquerías: escaso valor comercial
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Introducciones
Stocks
Ecología
Dieta
componentes alimenticios
consumo de alimento
Ración
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Metabolismo
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Ecotoxicología
Reproducción
Madurez
Puesta
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Fecundidad
Huevos
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Age/Size
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Length-length
Length-frequencies
Morfometría
Morfología
Larva
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Acuicultura
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heritabilidad
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Fuentes de Internet

Aquatic Commons | BHL | Cloffa | Websites from users | Check FishWatcher | CISTI | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | DiscoverLife | ECOTOX | Faunafri | Fishtrace | GenBank(genome, nucleotide) | GloBI | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | IGFA World Record | MitoFish | Bases de datos nacionales | Otolith Atlas of Taiwan Fishes | PubMed | Reef Life Survey | SeaLifeBase | Árbol de la vida | Wikipedia(Go, búsqueda) | World Records Freshwater Fishing | Expediente Zoológico

Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 12.6 - 19.1, mean 16.4 (based on 76 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5156   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00933 (0.00501 - 0.01740), b=3.07 (2.91 - 3.23), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this species & Genus-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Nivel trófico (Ref. 69278):  3.4   ±0.45 se; Based on food items.
Resiliencia (Ref. 69278):  Alto, población duplicada en un tiempo mínimo inferior a 15 meses (Assuming tm=1).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Moderate vulnerability (37 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Low.