Pervagor melanocephalus, Redtail filefish : fisheries, aquarium

Pervagor melanocephalus (Bleeker, 1853)

Redtail filefish
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> Tetraodontiformes (Puffers and filefishes) > Monacanthidae (Filefishes)
Etymology: Pervagor: Latin, pervagor = nomadic, itinerant.  More on author: Bleeker.

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

; marino asociado a arrecife; rango de profundidad 20 - 40 m (Ref. 1602), usually 20 - ? m (Ref. 1602).   Tropical; 30°N - 24°S

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Indo-West Pacific.

Tamaño / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 16.0 cm TL macho / no sexado; (Ref. 4421)

Short description Morfología | Morfometría

Espinas dorsales (total): 1 - 2; Radios blandos dorsales (total): 30-33; Espinas anales 0; Radios blandos anales: 27 - 30. Blackish brown or bluish black head and anterior portion of body, rest of the body orange. A black blotch surrounding the gill opening. Caudal fin orange; soft dorsal and anal fins yellow; first dorsal spine blackish brown. Pelvic rudiment large not broadly attached to posterior margin of ventral flap. Scale ridge rugosities of male usually develop at about 65 mm SL. Scale spinulation on midbody not closely packed.

Biología     Glosario (por ej. epibenthic)

Inhabits clear coastal reefs and protected outer reef habitats with rich invertebrate growth (Ref. 48637). Prefers deeper reefs. Often in pairs (Ref. 9710). Sometimes solitary (Ref. 90102). Secretive, adults are usually in pairs (Ref. 48637).

Life cycle and mating behavior Madurez | Reproducción | Puesta | Huevos | Fecundidad | Larva

Main reference Upload your references | Referencias | Coordinador : Hutchins, Barry | Colaboradores

Hutchins, J.B., 1986. Review of the monacanthid fish genus Pervagor, with descriptions of two new species. Indo-Pac. Fish. (12):35 p. (Ref. 527)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 123251)

  Least Concern (LC) ; Date assessed: 03 March 2015

CITES (Ref. 123416)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





Human uses

Pesquerías: escaso valor comercial; Acuario: Comercial
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Estimates based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 24.9 - 29, mean 27.8 °C (based on 316 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5039   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.02138 (0.01034 - 0.04421), b=2.92 (2.74 - 3.10), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Nivel trófico (Ref. 69278):  2.9   ±0.4 se; based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resiliencia (Ref. 120179):  Alto, población duplicada en un tiempo mínimo inferior a 15 meses (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (23 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Unknown.
Nutrients (Ref. 124155):  Calcium = 82.3 [28.3, 184.2] mg/100g ; Iron = 0.79 [0.47, 1.64] mg/100g ; Protein = 18.3 [16.0, 20.6] % ; Omega3 = 0.118 [0.054, 0.240] g/100g ; Selenium = 28.5 [14.2, 64.9] μg/100g ; VitaminA = 53.9 [15.8, 178.9] μg/100g ; Zinc = 1.51 [0.89, 2.49] mg/100g (wet weight);