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Citharichthys stampflii  (Steindachner, 1894)

Smooth flounder
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Actinopterygii (strålfeniga fiskar) > Pleuronectiformes (Flatfishes) > Paralichthyidae (Large-tooth flounders)
Etymology: Citharichthys: Latin, cithara = lire like instrument + Greek, ichthys = fish (Ref. 45335).

Miljö / Klimat / Range Ekologi

; marina; sötvatten; brackvatten bottenlevande; djupintervall 0 - 50 m (Ref. 2683).   Tropical, preferred ?; 18°N - 17°S, 27°W - 20°E

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Eastern Atlantic: Senegal to Angola (Ref. 5979, 81290). Reported from Mauritania (Ref. 55783).

Size / Vikt / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 16.0 cm TL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 6804)

Short description Morfologi | Morfometri

Taggstrålar i ryggfenan (totalt): 0; Mjukstrålar i ryggfenan (totalt): 80-87; Taggstrålar i analfenan 0; Mjukstrålar i analfenan: 59 - 65. Diagnosis: flat and asymmetric body; both eyes on left side of body, except in reversed individuals; hind margin of preopercle free and visible with naked eye; dorsal and anal fins lacking spinous rays; dorsal fin originating above or before dorsal eye; caudal fin separate from dorsal and anal fins; single lateral line on eyed side, absent or camouflaged on blind side (Ref. 81290).

Biologi     Ordlista (t.ex. epibenthic)

Occurs in coastal waters (Ref. 2683, 81290) and brackish water of estuaries and lagoons (Ref. 81290). Enters freshwater (Ref. 2683). Feeds on fish, shrimps and crabs (Ref. 28587).

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

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

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Aldebert, Y., M. Desoutter and J.-C. Quéro, 1990. Bothidae. p. 1027-1036. In J.C. Quero, J.C. Hureau, C. Karrer, A. Post and L. Saldanha (eds.) Check-list of the fishes of the eastern tropical Atlantic (CLOFETA). JNICT, Lisbon; SEI, Paris; and UNESCO, Paris. Vol. 2. (Ref. 5979)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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