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Centropomus undecimalis


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lexID:
4516 
AphiaID:
280068 
Scientific:
Centropomus undecimalis 
German:
Snook 
English:
Common Snook 
Category:
Andre fisk 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Centropomidae (Family) > Centropomus (Genus) > undecimalis (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Bloch, ), 1792 
Occurrence:
Venezuela, Costa Rica, French Guiana, Haiti, Columbia, Panama, Barbados, Guadeloupe, the Canary Islands, Saint Martin / Sint Maarten, Suriname, Cuba, Puerto Rico, Guatemala, the Netherlands Antilles, Jamaica, Sint Eustatius and Saba, Anguilla, Antigua og Barbuda, Bahamas, Belize, Bermuda, Bolivia, Brasilien, Britiske Jomfruøer, Caribien, Cayman øerne, Curacao, Dominica, Dominikanske republik, Florida, Grenada, Honduras, Martinique, Mexikanske golf, Montserrat, St. Kitts og Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent og Grenadinerne, Sydamerika, Trinidad og Tobago, Turks og Caicos øerne, USA, Virgin Islands, U.S. 
Sea depth:
1 - 25 Meter 
Size:
36 cm - 140 cm 
Weight:
24,3 kg 
Temperature:
25°C - 31°C 
Food:
Predatory, Hummer, Krabber, Krill, Mantisrejer, Mysis, Rejer, Skaldyr, Små fisk, Stenhummer, Stenrejer, Taskekrabber 
Difficulty:
Ikke egnet til akvarier! 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
Related species at
Catalog of Life
:
  • Centropomus armatus
  • Centropomus ensiferus
  • Centropomus medius
  • Centropomus mexicanus
  • Centropomus nigrescens
  • Centropomus parallelus
  • Centropomus pectinatus
  • Centropomus poeyi
  • Centropomus robalito
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2018-08-07 16:19:03 

Husbandry

Distribution
Western Atlantic: southern Florida (USA), southeastern coast of the Gulf of Mexico, most of the Antilles and Caribbean coast of Central and South America extending southward to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; also North Carolina and Texas, USA

Inhabits coastal waters, estuaries and lagoons, penetrating into freshwater; usually at depths less than 20 m.
Feeds on fishes (Gobiidae, Gerreidae, Engraulidae) and crustaceans (shrimps and crabs).

Congregates at mouths of passes and rivers during the spawning season, May through September.
Seasonal movements into freshwater occur but poorly understood. Marketed fresh.
Valued game fish and an excellent food fish.
The world record for hook and line is a 53-lb., 10 ounce fish caught at Parismina Ranch, Costa Rica.

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