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Umbrina ronchus  Valenciennes, 1843

Fusca drum
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Actinopterygii (strålfeniga fiskar) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Sciaenidae (Drums or croakers)
Etymology: Umbrina: Latin, umbra, -ae = shadow, in the sense of phantom; due to its quick movements (Ref. 45335).   More on author: Valenciennes.

Miljö / Klimat / Range Ekologi

; marina bottenlevande; djupintervall 20 - 200 m (Ref. 2683).   Subtropical, preferred ?; 43°N - 36°S, 19°W - 56°E (Ref. 56870)

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Eastern Atlantic and Western Indian Ocean: western Mediterranean and Gibraltar (Ref. 3593) to the Cape and along the east coast of Africa to the Persian Gulf. Not yet recorded from Namibia but may eventually be found there (Ref. 27121).

Size / Vikt / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 100.0 cm TL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 11228); common length : 50.0 cm TL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 3490)

Short description Morfologi | Morfometri

Taggstrålar i ryggfenan (totalt): 11; Mjukstrålar i ryggfenan (totalt): 23-26; Taggstrålar i analfenan 2; Mjukstrålar i analfenan: 7. Juveniles brown with narrow oblique wavy stripes, becoming obscure with age (Ref. 4373).

Biologi     Ordlista (t.ex. epibenthic)

Coastal species (Ref. 27000). Inhabits rocky and sandy bottoms (Ref. 2683). Juveniles may occur in littoral areas, but not in estuaries. Feeds on shrimps, worms and other bottom-dwelling invertebrates (Ref. 4780). Sold fresh (Ref. 3490).

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

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Chao, L.N. and E. Trewavas, 1990. Sciaenidae. p. 813-826. In J.C. Quero, J.C. Hureau, C. Karrer, A. Post and L. Saldanha (eds.) Check-list of the fishes the eastern tropical Atlantic (CLOFETA). JNICT, Lisbon; SEI, Paris; and UNESCO, Paris. Vol. 2. (Ref. 3593)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Fiskeri: kommersiell; sportfisk: ja
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