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Notarius troschelii  (Gill, 1863)

Chili sea catfish
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Siluriformes (Catfish) > Ariidae (Sea catfishes) > Ariinae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; brackish; demersal.   Tropical, preferred ?; 24°N -

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Eastern Pacific: Mexico to Peru.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 70.6 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 86329); common length : 30.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 55763)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Body robust and depressed; snout prominent; mouth large; eyes medium sized (5.8 to 8.5 times in head length); cephalic plate granulated; with striations extending to the inter-orbital space; jaw teeth small, set in broad bands; palate with four plates of villiform teeth, the lateral ones being larger, triangular, and extended backwards; lower branch of the first gill arch with 7 to 10 gill rakers (Ref. 55763).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Found in coastal waters (Ref. 9271). Possibly restricted to marine environments (Ref. 39852). Marketed fresh (Ref. 9271).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator : Ferraris, Jr., Carl J. | Collaborators

Kailola, P.J. and W.A. Bussing, 1995. Ariidae. Bagres marinos. p. 860-886. In W. Fischer, F. Krupp, W. Schneider, C. Sommer, K.E. Carpenter and V. Niem (eds.) Guia FAO para Identification de Especies para lo Fines de la Pesca. Pacifico Centro-Oriental. 3 Vols. FAO, Rome. (Ref. 9271)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Traumatogenic (Ref. 58010)




Human uses

Fisheries: commercial
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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5002   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00933 (0.00429 - 0.02028), b=3.02 (2.84 - 3.20), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  4.5   ±0.80 se; Based on food items.
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (K=0.20).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Moderate to high vulnerability (45 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Medium.