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Agonostomus telfairii  Bennett, 1832

Fairy mullet
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Classification / Names Nomi Comuni | Sinonimi | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterigi (pesci con pinne raggiate) > Mugiliformes (Mullets) > Mugilidae (Mullets)
Etymology: Agonostomus: Greek, a = without + Greek, gonias= angle, corner + Greek, stoma = mouth (Ref. 45335).   More on author: Bennett.

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

; marino; acqua dolce; salmastro; catadromo (Ref. 51243).   Tropical; 4°S - 25°S

Distribuzione Stati | Aree FAO | Ecosystems | Presenze | Point map | Introduzioni | Faunafri

Africa: Madagascar, Réunion, Mauritius, Seychelles, Anjuan and Comoro Islands (Ref. 3468, 92079).

Size / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 75.0 cm TL maschio/sesso non determinato; (Ref. 3573)

Short description Morfologia | Morfometria

Spine dorsali (totale): 5; Raggi dorsali molli (totale): 8; Spine anali 2; Raggi anali molli: 10

Biologia     Glossario (es. epibenthic)

Adults inhabit mainly freshwaters, but may occasionally be found in estuaries (Ref. 2830). Oviparous, eggs are pelagic and non-adhesive (Ref. 205). Marketed fresh (Ref. 2830).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturità | Riproduzione | Deposizione | Uova | Fecundity | Larve

Main reference Upload your references | Bibliografia | Coordinatore : Harrison, Ian | Collaboratori

Thomson, J.M., 1986. Mugilidae. p. 344-349. In J. Daget, J.-P. Gosse and D.F.E. Thys van den Audenaerde (eds.) Check-list of the freshwater fishes of Africa (CLOFFA). ISNB, Brussels, MRAC; Tervuren; and ORSTOM, Paris. Vol. 2. (Ref. 3573)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 115941)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




Human uses

Pesca: scarso interesse commerciale
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Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 26.1 - 27.2, mean 26.4 (based on 12 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.6250   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01148 (0.00540 - 0.02440), b=2.97 (2.80 - 3.14), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  2.3   ±0.2 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilienza (Ref. 69278):  Alto, tempo minimo di raddoppiamento della popolazione meno di 15 mesi (Assuming Fec > 10,000).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  High vulnerability (57 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Medium.