Galeichthys peruvianus, Peruvian sea catfish : fisheries

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Galeichthys peruvianus Lütken, 1874

Peruvian sea catfish
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Classification / Names Nomi Comuni | Sinonimi | Catalog of Fishes(Genere, Specie) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

> Siluriformes (Catfishes) > Ariidae (Sea catfishes) > Galeichthyinae
Etymology: Galeichthys: Greek, galeos = a shark + Greek, ichthys = fish (Ref. 45335).
More on author: Lütken.

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

; marino demersale. Tropical; 3°S -

Distribuzione Stati | Aree FAO | Ecosystems | Presenze | Point map | Introduzioni | Faunafri

Southeastern Pacific: Peru.

Size / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 35.0 cm TL maschio/sesso non determinato; (Ref. 39852)

Short description Morfologia | Morfometria

This species is distinguished by the following characters: slender head and body, with body posteriorly well tapered; pointed caudal fin lobes, upper lobe longer; long and narrow caudal peduncle; lateral body with silvery to reddish stripe; tooth patches posterior to premaxillary tooth band slightly separated at midline; Anterior gillrakers on first arch 13-15; external skull with shallow, narrow dorsomedian groove, extending from interorbital area to base of supraoccipital; cranial fontanelles (of exposed skull) set within steeply-welled median cranial depression, or fissure, with nearly parallel sides; rugose skull, striate and tuberculate in part; swimbladder angularly heart-shaped and anterior margins more triangular than rounded, longitudinal septum of posterior chamber of swimbladder traversed by one smaller septum; aortic canal on ventral side of Weberian apparatus uncovered by lamellae (no aortic tunnel formed); Müllerian ramus of fourth vertebra with irregularly textured, ovoid, concave facet on ventral side; posterior (humeral) process of the cleithrum broad and blade-like (Ref. 85159).

Biologia     Glossario (es. epibenthic)

Found in coastal waters (Ref. 9271). Marketed fresh and also reduced to fishmeal (Ref. 9271).

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

Main reference Upload your references | Bibliografia | Coordinatore : Ferraris, Jr., Carl J. | Collaboratori

Kulongowski, C., 2010. Revision of the ariid catfish genus Galeichthys Valenciennes (subfamily Galeichthyinae), with description of a new species from South Africa and designation of a neotype for G. ater Castelnau. Smithiania Bull. (12):9-23. (Ref. 85159)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 125652)

  Least Concern (LC) ; Date assessed: 21 May 2007

CITES

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Traumatogenic (Ref. 58010)





Human uses

Pesca: commerciale
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Estimates based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5625   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01072 (0.00516 - 0.02226), b=2.92 (2.73 - 3.11), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for species & Subfamily-BS (Ref. 93245).
Trophic level (Ref. 69278):  3.6   ±0.3 se; based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilienza (Ref. 120179):  Medio, tempo minimo di raddoppiamento della popolazione 1.4 - 4.4 anni (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Fishing Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (25 of 100) .
Climate Vulnerability (Ref. 125649):   (0 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Medium.
Nutrients (Ref. 124155):  Calcium = 155 [76, 329] mg/100g ; Iron = 0.844 [0.418, 1.434] mg/100g ; Protein = 18.9 [16.5, 20.9] % ; Omega3 = 0.268 [0.132, 0.557] g/100g ; Selenium = 71.3 [35.4, 141.2] μg/100g ; VitaminA = 24.7 [9.4, 73.7] μg/100g ; Zinc = 1.07 [0.66, 1.86] mg/100g (wet weight);