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Citharichthys stigmaeus  Jordan & Gilbert, 1882

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

Actinopterigi (pesci con pinne raggiate) > Pleuronectiformes (Flatfishes) > Paralichthyidae (Large-tooth flounders)
Etymology: Citharichthys: Latin, cithara = lire like instrument + Greek, ichthys = fish (Ref. 45335);  stigmaeus: Citharus for its resemblance to the related genus Citharus; stigmaeus speckled (Ref. 4930).   More on author: Jordan, Gilbert.

Ambiente / Clima / Range Ecologia

; marino demersale; distribuzione batimetrica ? - 549 m (Ref. 27436), usually ? - 91 m (Ref. 2850).   Subtropical, preferred ?; 59°N -

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Eastern Pacific: Montague Island, Alaska to Bahia Magdalena, southern Baja California, Mexico.

Size / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 17.0 cm TL maschio/sesso non determinato; (Ref. 2850)

Short description Morfologia | Morfometria

Spine dorsali (totale): 0; Raggi dorsali molli (totale): 75-97; Spine anali 0; Raggi anali molli: 58 - 77; Vertebre: 34 - 39. Caudal rounded.

Biologia     Glossario (es. epibenthic)

Found on sandy bottom, from near shore to 366 m (Ref. 2850). Little commercial importance because of its small size (Ref. 2850).

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

Distinct pairing (Ref. 205). Oviparous (Ref. 101737). Females produce numerous eggs in multiple spawnings during a prolonged spawning period (Ref. 101737).

Main reference Upload your references | Bibliografia | Coordinatore : Amaoka, Kunio | Collaboratori

Eschmeyer, W.N., E.S. Herald and H. Hammann, 1983. A field guide to Pacific coast fishes of North America. Boston (MA, USA): Houghton Mifflin Company. xii+336 p. (Ref. 2850)

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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