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Pomadasys stridens (Forsskål, 1775)

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

Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Haemulidae (Grunts) > Haemulinae
Etymology: Pomadasys: Greek, poma, -atos = cover, operculum + Greek, dasys = with hair (Ref. 45335).  More on author: Forsskål.

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

Marine; reef-associated; depth range ? - 68 m (Ref. 26165).   Tropical; 31°N - 32°S, 29°E - 77°E

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Point map | Introductions | Faunafri

Indian Ocean: Red Sea, off South Africa, and off western India (37522). Mediterranean Sea: A lessepsian migrant (Ref. 43448).

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm 11.0, range 8 - ? cm
Max length : 20.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 5213)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 12; Dorsal soft rays (total): 13-14; Anal spines: 3; Anal soft rays: 7. Silvery, darker above, with 4 stripes along body and a dark brown opercular blotch (Ref. 2799). Upper opercle with a dark blotch and a stripe. Pored lateral line scales 49 - 53 and 5 - 6 on scaly sheath of caudal fin. Body depth in SL, 3.14 - 3.34; suborbital depth in eye diameter 1.0 or slightly over. Pectoral fin tip when vented, equal or reaching past the pelvic fin tip (Ref. 37522).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Inhabits coastal waters (Ref. 30573). Feeds on crustaceans and fishes (Ref. 5213).

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

Oviparous, distinct pairing during breeding (Ref. 205).

Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Iwatsuki, Y., T. Yoshino, D. Golani and T. Kanda, 1995. The validity of the haemulid fish Pomadasys quadrilineatus Shen and Lin, 1984 with the designation of the neotype of Pomadasys stridens (Forrskål, 1775). Jap. J. Ichthyol. 41(4):455-461. (Ref. 37522)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 119314)


CITES (Ref. 115941)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





Human uses

Fisheries: commercial; bait: occasionally
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Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 18.5 - 27.5, mean 25.2 (based on 13 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01202 (0.00725 - 0.01993), b=3.03 (2.89 - 3.17), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this species & Genus-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  4.0   ±0.67 se; Based on food items.
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Prior r = 0.96, 95% CL = 0.63 - 1.43, Based on 2 stock assessments.
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Moderate vulnerability (37 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Medium.