Alosa fallax, Twaite shad : fisheries

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Alosa fallax (Lacepède, 1803)

Twaite shad
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分类 / Names 俗名 | 同种异名 | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterygii 辐鳍鱼纲 (条鳍鱼) > Clupeiformes (Herrings) > Clupeidae (Herrings, shads, sardines, menhadens) > Alosinae
Etymology: Alosa: Latin, alausa = a fish cited by Ausonius and Latin, halec = pickle, dealing with the Greek word hals = salt; it is also the old Saxon name for shad = "alli" ; 1591 (Ref. 45335).  More on author: Lacepède.

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range 生态学

; 海洋; 淡水; 半咸淡水; 溯河洄游 (Ref. 51243); 深度上下限 10 - 400 m (Ref. 2945).   溫帶; 66°N - 27°N, 25°W - 42°E

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Northeast Atlantic: Atlantic coasts from southern and western Iceland to northern Morocco (Ref. 188, 6683), including North Sea (Ref. 6683), Baltic Sea (Ref. 188, 6683); also Mediterranean Sea (Ref. 188, 3397, 6683) and Black Sea (Ref. 188, 3397, 26334). Several subspecies have been recognized based on the number of gill rakers and geographical location (Ref. 10541); some have since been given species-status (Ref. 59043). Listed in Appendix III of the Bern Convention (2002). Listed in Annex II and V of the EC Habitats Directive (2007).
東北大西洋: 從斯堪的那維亞半島南部海岸到摩洛哥海岸, 包括不列顛群島與波羅的海.(參考文獻 188, 參考文獻 51442) 也整個的地中海 (參考文獻 188, 參考文獻 51442), 包括黑海.(參考文獻 26334) 一些亞種曾經公認的主要依據鰓耙數.(參考文獻 188) 在伯恩公約的附錄 3 中 (受保育的動物群).

Length at first maturity / 大小 / 重量 / 年龄

Maturity: Lm 32.5  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 60.0 cm SL 雄鱼/尚未辨别雌雄; (Ref. 35388); common length : 40.0 cm SL 雄鱼/尚未辨别雌雄; (Ref. 2945); 最大体重: 1.5 kg (Ref. 188); 最大年龄: 25 年 (Ref. 556)

简单描述 型态特徵 | 形态测量图

背棘 (总数): 4 - 6; 背的软条 (总数): 12-16; 臀棘 3-4; 臀鳍软条: 16 - 22; 脊椎骨: 49 - 59. Diagnosis: Body somewhat compressed, moderately deep with depth at pectoral fin less than head length, scutes apparent along belly (Ref. 188). Upper jaw notched, lower jaw fitting into it; no teeth on vomer; gillrakers fairly short and stout, total 30 to 80, shorter than gill filaments (Ref. 188). A dark spot posterior to gill opening, followed by 7 or 8 similar spots along flank, but sometimes faint or absent (Ref. 188, 40476). Alosa fallax resembles Alosa alosa, which has more and longer gillrakers and at most only 3 dark spots on flank (Ref. 188).
身体略微扁长形的, 中等深度但是深度在胸鳍少于头长.(参考文献 188, 参考文献 51442) 上颌凹槽, 下颌嵌入它。 (参考文献 188) 鳃耙非常短与矮胖的, 总计 30 到 80, 短于鳃丝.(参考文献 188) 大又细的鳞片.(参考文献 51442) 鳞甲明显的沿着腹面.(参考文献 188) 一个深色斑点后面被跟随着 7 或者 8个相似的斑点的鳃裂沿着侧面 ( 但是有时模糊的或不存在).(参考文献 188) 也参考文献 2196.

生物学特性     字汇 (例如 epibenthic)

Amphihaline species (Ref. 51442), schooling and strongly migratory, but apparently not penetrating far up rivers (Ref. 188, 6683). Adults are usually found in open waters along the coast (Refs. 59043, 89486); juveniles are usually found along estuaries and near the shore (Ref. 59043), possibly making vertical diurnal movements synchronized with the tides; they remain in estuaries for over one year (Ref. 89630). Several landlocked (lake) non-migratory populations exist (Ref. 10541). Mostly anadromous, entering river mouths in March (Italy) or early June (northenr European rivers) to spawn in or above the tidal reaches; adults probably return to sea not long after spawning (Ref. 188, 6683). Eggs are demersal and widely scattered among sand or gravel on river bed (Ref. 118, 6683). Ichthyophagous, feeds on small fishes and crustaceans, the young taking the fry of herrings, sprats and gobies (Ref. 188, 51442). Females grow faster and are always larger than males of the same age (Ref. 10541). Very locally distributed due to pollution and impoundment of large rivers throughout Europe and most populations declined during the first decade of the 20th century, but seem to have stabilized at a low level since then (Ref. 59043). It has been suggested that members of the genus Alosa are hearing specialists with the American shad (Alosa sapidissima) having been found to detect and respond to sounds up to at least 180 kHz (Ref. 89631). This may aid in predator avoidance (e.g. cetaceans) (Ref. 89632). Hybridization between this species and the allis shad (Alosa alosa) has been reported from the Rhine (Ref. 89633) as well as rivers in France and Algeria (Ref. 10541). There is some evidence that indicates that shad hybrids may reproduce (Ref. 27567).

Amphihaline 种 (参考文献 51442), 群游与强烈的回游性, 但是显然地不穿透在河川最上游.(参考文献 188) 在五月或六月初进入河川中有潮汐的河段在那里或稍微向上产卵.(参考文献 188, 参考文献 51442) 产卵发生在晚上在沙地或砾石上面, 在一个 15-20 ° C. 的温差 成鱼在产卵之后返回大海, 而且稍后可以回到产卵一个第二个或第三个次.(参考文献 51442) 卵是底栖的, 散布在砾石或沙子.(参考文献 188) 当他们发育的时候,鱼苗沿河而下。 (参考文献188) 常吃魚的, 吃小魚與甲殼動物, 幼魚捕食鯡魚,鯡魚與鰕虎魚的魚苗.(參考文獻 188, 參考文獻 51442) 蒙受河川污染與在某些程度上從河川人為障礙.(參考文獻 188) 在一個 3-4 年的年齡與 30-40 公分的長度時性成熟。 (參考文獻 35388)

Life cycle and mating behavior 成熟度 | 繁殖 | 产卵场 | | 孕卵数 | 仔鱼

Adults in the sea begin to congregate near mouths of estuaries in April. Enter estuaries and ascend rivers in May and June when water temperature is between 10-14 °C (Refs. 188, 51442, 59043, 89636). Males begin such movements at 2-3 years, females at 3-4 years (Ref. 59043). Although movement upstream is usually limited to a few kilometres above the brackish zone (Refs. 59043, 89486), spawning has also been reported in non-tidal freshwater areas up to 400 km upstream (Ref. 89637). Gametogenesis occurs in the estuaries. Early arrivals in the rivers are mostly males, with the sex ratio becoming more equal with the later arrivals (Ref. 42360). Spawning movements occur with spring tides and peak when river discharge levels are high (Refs. 89636, 89638). However, when flows are too high, movements upstream become limited (Refs. 89636, 89639). Spawn when water temperature is anywhere between 12-22 °C (Ref. 10541). Move to riverine spawning grounds at night; spawn in large, very noisy schools near surface and leave these areas before daybreak (Ref. 10541). Spawning sites consist of sand and gravel areas with flowing water (Ref. 10541). Spent adults return to the sea and may spawn for 3-4 seasons throughout their lifetime (Refs. 30578, 51442, 59043). Most individuals will have lost 22 % of their body weight after spawning (Ref. 89640). There is some evidence that most individuals return to their natal rivers to spawn (Refs. 10541, 59043). Eggs either drift with the current or sink to the bottom (Ref. 59043, 89641). Eggs hatch after 2-8 days, depending on water temperature (optimal 15-25 °C) (Refs. 35387, 41851). Larvae and juveniles move towards the estuaries and river mouths during their first summer and to the sea at the end of their second year (Ref. 59043). Males mature mainly between the ages of 2-5 years, females between 3-7 years (Ref. 188, 2163, 10541). Length at maturity is between 30-40 cm total length (Ref. 88187). 東北大西洋: 從斯堪的那維亞半島南部海岸到摩洛哥海岸, 包括不列顛群島與波羅的海.(參考文獻 188, 參考文獻 51442) 也整個的地中海 (參考文獻 188, 參考文獻 51442), 包括黑海.(參考文獻 26334) 一些亞種曾經公認的主要依據鰓耙數.(參考文獻 188) 在伯恩公約的附錄 3 中 (受保育的動物群).

主要参考文献 Upload your references | 参考文献 | 合作者 | 合作者

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)

世界自然保护联盟红皮书 (Ref. 120744)

  最不相关 (LC) ; Date assessed: 01 January 2008

CITES (Ref. 118484)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated




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Estimates based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 8.7 - 19.3, mean 10.8 (based on 522 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00631 (0.00526 - 0.00757), b=3.02 (2.98 - 3.06), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this species (Ref. 93245).
营养阶层 (Ref. 69278):  4.0   ±0.4 se; Based on diet studies.
Generation time: 3.1 (2.5 - 4.3) years. Estimated as median LN(3)/K based on 15 growth studies.
回复力 (Ref. 120179):  中等的, 族群倍增时间最少 1.4 - 4.4年 (K=0.21-0.38; tm=2-7; tmax=25; Fec>10,000).
脆弱性 (Ref. 59153):  Moderate to high vulnerability (50 of 100) .
价格分类 (Ref. 80766):   Low.