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Cynoscion stolzmanni  (Steindachner, 1879)

Stolzmann's weakfish
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Sciaenidae (Drums or croakers)
Etymology: Cynoscion: Greek, kyon = dog + Greek, odous = teeth + Greek, skion, skiaina = barbel, red mullet (Ref. 45335).

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; brackish; demersal; depth range 1 - 30 m.   Tropical; 28°N - 15°S, 115°W - 75°W

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Eastern Pacific: Gulf of California to Peru.

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Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 115 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 40637); common length : 40.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 9118); max. published weight: 9.5 kg (Ref. 40637)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Inhabits coastal waters, lagoons and estuaries (Ref. 9118). Also found offshore (Ref. 11035). Feeds mainly on small fishes and shrimps (Ref. 9118). Lower depth range assumed (RF).

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Chao, L.N., 1995. Sciaenidae. Corvinas, barbiches, bombaches, corvinatas, corvinetas, corvinillas, lambes, pescadillas, roncachos, verrugatos. p. 1427-1518. In W. Fischer, F. Krupp, W. Schneider, C. Sommer, K.E. Carpenter and V. Niem (eds.) Guia FAO para identificacion de especies para los fines de la pesca. Pacifico Centro-oriental. 3 volumes. 1813 p. (Ref. 9118)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




Human uses

Fisheries: highly commercial; gamefish: yes
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Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 23.1 - 29.1, mean 27 (based on 176 cells; Ref. 115970).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  4.1   ±0.71 se; Based on food items.
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (K=0.32; assuming tm>=2).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Moderate vulnerability (42 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Medium.