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Symphorus nematophorus  (Bleeker, 1860)

Chinamanfish
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Actinopterygii (strålfeniga fiskar) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Lutjanidae (Snappers) > Paradicichthyinae
Etymology: Symphorus: Greek, syn, symphysis = grown together + Greek, physis = growth body form + Greek, oura = tail (Ref. 45335).

Miljö / Klimat / Range Ekologi

; marina revassocierade; djupintervall 20 - 100 m (Ref. 57178).   Tropical, preferred ?; 32°N - 26°S, 98°E - 170°E (Ref. 55)

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Western Pacific: Ryukyu Islands to the Indo-Australian Archipelago (Malay Peninsula to New Guinea and northern Australia).

Size / Vikt / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 100.0 cm SL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 9821); common length : 35.0 cm SL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 9821); publicerad maxvikt: 13.2 kg (Ref. 40637)

Short description Morfologi | Morfometri

Taggstrålar i ryggfenan (totalt): 10; Mjukstrålar i ryggfenan (totalt): 15-16; Taggstrålar i analfenan 3; Mjukstrålar i analfenan: 9.

Biologi     Ordlista (t.ex. epibenthic)

Adults inhabit coral reefs, from shallow water to depths of at least 50 m. They occur singly. They feed mainly on fishes. Frequently ciguatoxic in certain areas. Sold in Hong Kong live fish markets (Ref. 27253). It causes ciguatera poisoning in some areas. Banned for sale in Australia. (Ref. 90102)

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. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Reports of ciguatera poisoning (Ref. 4690)




Human uses

Fiskeri: kommersiell; sportfisk: ja
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