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Brama orcini  Cuvier, 1831

Bigtooth pomfret
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Bramidae (Pomfrets)
Etymology: Brama: Old French, breme, bresme = a fresh water fish; 1460 (Ref. 45335).   More on author: Cuvier.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; benthopelagic; depth range 1 - 1229 m (Ref. 58302).   Tropical

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Indo-Pacific: in tropical areas.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 42.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 94081); max. published weight: 663.00 g (Ref. 94081)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 0; Dorsal soft rays (total): 33-36; Anal spines: 0; Anal soft rays: 28 - 30. Lateral line complete. Scales of adults without spines.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Usually found near land masses (Ref. 4388).

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

Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator : Thompson, Bruce | Collaborators

Smith, M.M., 1986. Bramidae. p. 633-636. In M.M. Smith and P.C. Heemstra (eds.) Smiths' sea fishes. Springer-Verlag, Berlin. (Ref. 4388)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Fisheries: minor commercial
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