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Halobatrachus didactylus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)

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

Actinopterígios (peces con aletas radiadas) > Batrachoidiformes (Toadfishes) > Batrachoididae (Toadfishes) > Halophryninae
Etymology: Halobatrachus: Greek, als, alis = salt + Greek, batrachos = frog (Ref. 45335).

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

; marino demersal; rango de profundidad 10 - 50 m (Ref. 2683).   Subtropical; 45°N - 4°N, 18°W - 17°E

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

Eastern Atlantic: southern Bay of Biscay to Ghana, including the western Mediterranean. Reported from the Gambia River (Ref. 28587).

Tamaño / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 50.0 cm TL macho / no sexado; (Ref. 26999); common length : 35.0 cm TL macho / no sexado; (Ref. 3397)

Short description Morfología | Morfometría

Radios blandos dorsales (total): 19-21. Caudal fin rounded (Ref.5377).

Biología     Glosario (por ej. epibenthic)

Sedentary species which occurs on soft sand or mud, often partly buried or concealed in rock crevices, solitary in shallow water. Feeds on crustaceans, mollusks and small fishes (Ref. 7405). The female lays eggs which are large enough and which are turned over to the males who guard them (Ref. 5377).

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

Main reference Upload your references | Referencias | Coordinador : Collette, Bruce B. | Colaboradores

Bauchot, M.-L., 1987. Poissons osseux. p. 891-1421. In W. Fischer, M.L. Bauchot and M. Schneider (eds.) Fiches FAO d'identification pour les besoins de la pêche. (rev. 1). Méditerranée et mer Noire. Zone de pêche 37. Vol. II. Commission des Communautés Européennes and FAO, Rome. (Ref. 3397)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 119314)

  Least Concern (LC) ; Date assessed: 10 July 2012

CITES (Ref. 115941)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Venomous (Ref. 4690)





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Pesquerías: escaso valor comercial
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Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 15.5 - 27.5, mean 19.8 (based on 74 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 1.0000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01175 (0.00468 - 0.02950), b=3.04 (2.83 - 3.25), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Nivel trófico (Ref. 69278):  4.0   ±0.64 se; Based on food items.
Resiliencia (Ref. 69278):  Bajo, población duplicada en un tiempo mínimo de 4.5-14 años (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  High vulnerability (59 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Unknown.