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Symphurus callopterus  Munroe & Mahadeva, 1989

Chocolate tonguefish
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Actinopterigi (pesci con pinne raggiate) > Pleuronectiformes (Flatfishes) > Cynoglossidae (Tonguefishes) > Symphurinae
Etymology: Symphurus: Greek, syn, symphysis = grown together + Greek, oura = tail (Ref. 45335).

Ambiente / Clima / Range Ecologia

; marino demersale; distribuzione batimetrica 18 - 317 m (Ref. 9294), usually 60 - 110 m (Ref. 9294).   Tropical, preferred ?; 25°N -

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

Eastern Pacific: Mexico to Peru.

Size / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 16.2 cm SL maschio/sesso non determinato; (Ref. 9294); common length : 14.0 cm SL maschio/sesso non determinato; (Ref. 9294)

Short description Morfologia | Morfometria

Spine dorsali (totale): 0; Raggi dorsali molli (totale): 105-114; Spine anali 0; Raggi anali molli: 91 - 98; Vertebre: 57 - 61. Body flat, somewhat elongated, with an oval anterior border; both eyes on left side of head; dorsal fin with 105 to 114 rays, anal fin with 91 to 98 rays; caudal fin with 12 rays; body chocolate brown, usually with 9 to 11 indistinct transverse bars; lower half of operculum on the eyed side with a small stain; posterior side of dorsal and anal fins dark, rectangular stains (Ref. 55763).

Biologia     Glossario (es. epibenthic)

Probably caught as a bycatch in trawl fisheries (Ref. 9294).

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

Main reference Upload your references | Bibliografia | Coordinatore | Collaboratori

Munroe, T.A., F. Krupp and M. Schneider, 1995. Cynoglossidae. Lenguas, lenguetas. p. 1039-1059. In W. Fischer, F. Krupp, W. Schneider, C. Sommer, K.E. Carpenter and V. Niem (eds.) Guia FAO para Identification de Especies para lo Fines de la Pesca. Pacifico Centro-Oriental. 3 Vols. FAO, Rome. (Ref. 9294)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Pesca: scarso interesse commerciale
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