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Pinguipes brasilianus  Cuvier, 1829

Brazilian sandperch
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Pinguipedidae (Sandperches)
Etymology: Pinguipes: Latin, pinguis = fat + Greek, pous = feet (Ref. 45335).   More on author: Cuvier.

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

Marine; demersal; depth range 60 - 150 m (Ref. 27569).   Subtropical; 23°S -

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Southwest Atlantic: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Golfo Nuevo, Argentina (Ref. 27569). Reported from the Mediterranean through introductions probably by ballast waters (Ref. 43448).

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 70.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 27569); common length : 24.3 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. )

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 7; Dorsal soft rays (total): 26-27; Anal spines: 0; Anal soft rays: 25

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

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Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator : Ho, Hsuan-Ching | Collaborators

Rosa, I.L. and R.S. Rosa, 1997. Systematic revision of the South American species of Pinguipedidae (Teleostei, Trachinoidei). Revta Bras. Zool. 14(4):845-865. (Ref. 27569)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 115941)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




Human uses

Fisheries: of no interest
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Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 4.4 - 10.1, mean 7.9 (based on 91 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.7500   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00708 (0.00449 - 0.01117), b=3.13 (2.99 - 3.27), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this species & (Sub)family-body (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.5   ±0.29 se; Based on food items.
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  Low, minimum population doubling time 4.5 - 14 years (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  High vulnerability (59 of 100) .