Lutjanus fulgens, Golden African snapper : fisheries

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Lutjanus fulgens (Valenciennes, 1830)

Golden African snapper
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> Eupercaria/misc (Various families in series Eupercaria) > Lutjanidae (Snappers) > Lutjaninae
Etymology: Lutjanus: Malay, ikan lutjan, name of a fish.
More on author: Valenciennes.

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

; marina bottenlevande; djupintervall 60 - ? m (Ref. 2683). Tropical; 21°N - 20°S, 26°W - 14°E (Ref. 55)

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Eastern Atlantic: primarily between Senegal and Nigeria, and in the Gulf of Guinea; also Cape Verde (Ref. 55), Fernando Poo and others (Ref. 10795).

Size / Vikt / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 60.0 cm TL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 55); common length : 50.0 cm TL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 55)

Short description Morfologi | Morfometri

Taggstrålar i ryggfenan (totalt): 10; Mjukstrålar i ryggfenan (totalt): 13-14; Taggstrålar i analfenan 3; Mjukstrålar i analfenan: 8. Head blunt, snout short, much shorter than eye diameter. Eye very large. Preorbital bone narrow, its width less than half of the eye diameter. Maxilla extending to about mid-eye level. Preopercular notch and knob weak. Scale rows on back parallel to lateral line. Scale rows in cheek 5. Back and sides vivid pink; silvery white on lower sides and belly; with horizontal golden bands, one per scale row.

Biologi     Ordlista (t.ex. epibenthic)

Adults occur on rocky bottoms (Ref. 2683). Also found in deeper offshore waters. Feed on fishes and crustaceans.

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

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Allen, G.R., 1985. FAO Species Catalogue. Vol. 6. Snappers of the world. An annotated and illustrated catalogue of lutjanid species known to date. FAO Fish. Synop. 125(6):208 p. Rome: FAO. (Ref. 55)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 125652)

  Least Concern (LC) ; Date assessed: 31 March 2011

CITES

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





Human uses

Fiskeri: husbehovsfiske
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Estimates based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 15.1 - 17.3, mean 16.4 °C (based on 21 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01202 (0.00729 - 0.01984), b=2.99 (2.86 - 3.12), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for species & Genus-BS (Ref. 93245).
Trofisk nivå (Ref. 69278):  4.0   ±0.66 se; based on food items.
Resiliens (Ref. 120179):  Mellan, lägsta populationsfördubblingstid 1,4-4,4 år (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Fishing Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Moderate vulnerability (44 of 100) .
Climate Vulnerability (Ref. 125649):   (0 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   High.
Nutrients (Ref. 124155):  Calcium = 77 [32, 141] mg/100g ; Iron = 0.414 [0.239, 0.791] mg/100g ; Protein = 18.1 [16.6, 19.6] % ; Omega3 = 0.253 [0.150, 0.418] g/100g ; Selenium = 139 [74, 259] μg/100g ; VitaminA = 40.9 [8.4, 158.4] μg/100g ; Zinc = 0.441 [0.285, 0.757] mg/100g (wet weight);