Cynoscion regalis, Squeteague : fisheries, gamefish, aquarium

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Cynoscion regalis (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)

Squeteague
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Cynoscion regalis   AquaMaps   Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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Cynoscion regalis
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Classificatie / Names Populaire namen | Synoniemen | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterygii (Straalvinnigen) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Sciaenidae (Drums or croakers)
Etymology: Cynoscion: Greek, kyon = dog + Greek, odous = teeth + Greek, skion, skiaina = barbel, red mullet (Ref. 45335).  More on authors: Bloch & Schneider.

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

; marien; brakwater demersaal; oceanodroom (Ref. 51243); diepteverspreiding 10 - 26 m (Ref. 54407).   Subtropical; 17°C - 27°C (Ref. 54461); 47°N - 27°N, 82°W - 59°W

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Western Atlantic: Nova Scotia, Canada to northern Florida, USA.

Length at first maturity / Size / Gewicht / Leeftijd

Maturity: Lm ?, range 14 - 22.5 cm
Max length : 98.0 cm TL mannelijk/geslacht niet bekend; (Ref. 40637); common length : 50.0 cm TL mannelijk/geslacht niet bekend; (Ref. 3702); Maximaal gepubliceerd gewicht: 8.9 kg (Ref. 40637)

Korte beschrijving Morfologie | Morfometrie

Dorsale stekels (totaal): 11; Dorsale zachte stralen (totaal): 25-29; Anale stekels 2; Anale zachte stralen: 11 - 13. Body greenish grey above and silvery below, back with small spots forming undulating dotted lines. Pelvic fins and anal fin yellowish other fins pale, sometimes with a yellowish tinge. Inside of opercle dark, visible externally. Mouth large, oblique, lower jaw projecting. Upper jaw with a pair of large canine-like teeth at tip. Chin without barbels or pores. Snout with only 1 marginal pore. Gas bladder with a pair of nearly straight, horn-like appendages. Soft portion of dorsal fin covered with small scales up to 1/2 of fin height (Ref 51721).

Biologie     Verklarende woordenlijst (b.v. epibenthic)

Occurs usually in shallow coastal waters over sand and sandy mud bottoms. Juveniles are euryhaline. During summer the fish move to their nursery and feeding grounds in river estuaries. Feeds mainly on crustaceans and fishes. Oviparous, with high fecundity (Ref. 54406). Utilized fresh and frozen; eaten steamed, pan-fried, broiled, microwaved and baked (Ref. 9988).

Life cycle and mating behavior Geslachtsrijpheid | Voortplanting | Kuitschieten | Eieren | Fecundity | Larven

Voornaamste referentie Upload your references | Referenties | Coördinator | Medewerkers

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)

Status op de Rode Lijst van het IUCN (Ref. 120744)


CITES (Ref. 118484)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Gevaarlijk voor mensen

  Harmless





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Visserij: commercieel; vis voor de hengelsport: ja; Aquarium: Publieke aquaria
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Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 7.2 - 24.9, mean 12.7 (based on 172 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.8   ±0.2 se; Based on diet studies.
Weerstandsvermogen (Ref. 120179):  Gemiddeld, minimale populatieverdubbelingstijd 1,4-4,4 jaar (K=0.26-0.3; Fec = 45,000).
Kwetsbaarheid (Ref. 59153):  Moderate to high vulnerability (45 of 100) .
Prijsklasse (Ref. 80766):   Low.