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Sarda australis  (Macleay, 1881)

Australian bonito
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Actinopterygii (strålfeniga fiskar) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Scombridae (Mackerels, tunas, bonitos) > Scombrinae
Etymology: Sarda: Latin and Greek, sarda = sardine; name related to the island of Sardinia (Ref. 45335).

Miljö / Klimat / Range Ekologi

; marina; havsvandrande (Ref. 51243).   Subtropical, preferred ?; 23°S - 48°S, 141°E - 180°E (Ref. 168)

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Southwest Pacific: southeastern Australia, Norfolk Island and New Zealand.

Size / Vikt / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 180 cm FL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 40637); common length : 45.0 cm FL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 168); publicerad maxvikt: 9.4 kg (Ref. 168)

Short description Morfologi | Morfometri

Taggstrålar i ryggfenan (totalt): 17 - 19; Mjukstrålar i ryggfenan (totalt): 13-18; Taggstrålar i analfenan 0; Mjukstrålar i analfenan: 14 - 17; Ryggkotor: 45 - 46. Mouth moderately large. Interpelvic process small and bifid. Swim bladder absent. Laminae of olfactory rosette 21 to 39. Spleen large and prominent in lateral view. Liver with elongate left and right lobes and a short middle lobe. Body completely covered with very small scales posterior to the corselet. Dorsal stripe closer to being horizontal than in other species of Sarda and extending up to the belly in some specimens.

Biologi     Ordlista (t.ex. epibenthic)

Schooling by size and maturing from January through April. Flesh is light-colored of delicate flavor and good canning quality.

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

Main reference Upload your references | referenser | Koordinator : Collette, Bruce B. | Medarbetare

Collette, B.B. and C.E. Nauen, 1983. FAO Species Catalogue. Vol. 2. Scombrids of the world. An annotated and illustrated catalogue of tunas, mackerels, bonitos and related species known to date. Rome: FAO. FAO Fish. Synop. 125(2):137 p. (Ref. 168)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




Human uses

Fiskeri: mindre kommeriell; sportfisk: ja; bete: usually
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