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Aulostomus maculatus Valenciennes, 1841

Trumpetfish
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Classification / Names Noms communs | Synonymes | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinoptérygiens (poissons à nageoires rayonnées) > Syngnathiformes (Pipefishes and seahorses) > Aulostomidae (Trumpetfishes)
Etymology: Aulostomus: Greek, aulos = flute + Greek, stoma = mouth (Ref. 45335).  More on author: Valenciennes.

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Écologie

; marin récifal; profondeur 2 - 25 m (Ref. 9710).   Subtropical; 33°N - 0°N, 98°W - 29°W

Distribution Pays | Zones FAO | Écosystèmes | Occurrences | Point map | Introductions | Faunafri

Western Atlantic: southern Florida, USA and Bermuda to northern South America. East to St. Paul's Rocks (Ref. 13121).

Taille / Poids / Âge

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 100.0 cm TL mâle / non sexé; (Ref. 26340); common length : 60.0 cm TL mâle / non sexé; (Ref. 7251)

Description synthétique Morphologie | Morphométrie

Épines dorsales (Total): 12; Rayons mous dorsaux (Total): 21-25; Rayons mous anaux: 21 - 25. Prominent barbel at tip of lower jaw. Dorsal fin preceded by 8-13 well-spaced, isolated spines (Ref. 26938)

Biologie     Glossaire (ex. epibenthic)

Commonly found in weedy areas and especially around reefs, where they usually swim snout-down among sea whips (gorgonians). A solitary ambusher of small fishes and crustaceans that lurk among branching coral or gorgonians. Often swims behind large herbivorous fishes to sneak up on prey. Mouth opens to diameter of body to suck in prey (Ref. 9710). Marketed locally. Has been traded as an aquarium fish at Ceará, Brazil (Ref. 49392).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturité | Reproduction | Frai | Œufs | Fécondité | Larves

Oviparous, gonochorous, with pelagic eggs (Ref. 101194).

Référence principale Upload your references | Références | Coordinateur | Collaborateurs

Robins, C.R. and G.C. Ray, 1986. A field guide to Atlantic coast fishes of North America. Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, U.S.A. 354 p. (Ref. 7251)

Statut dans la liste rouge de l'IUCN (Ref. 120744)

  Préoccupation mineure (LC) ; Date assessed: 31 January 2013

CITES (Ref. 115941)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Menace pour l'homme

  Harmless





Utilisations par l'homme

Pêcheries: intérêt commercial mineur; Aquarium: Commercial
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Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 25.5 - 28.2, mean 27.4 (based on 657 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.7500   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Niveau trophique (Ref. 69278):  4.3   ±0.6 se; Based on diet studies.
Résilience (Ref. 69278):  .
Vulnérabilité (Ref. 59153):  Moderate to high vulnerability (50 of 100) .
Catégorie de prix (Ref. 80766):   Unknown.