Species Name: Centropomus parallelus Poey, Common Name: Fat Animalia, Chordata, Osteichthyes, Perciformes, Centropomidae, Centopomus. Centropomus parallelus (Fat Snook or Saumon). Family: Centropomidae ( Snooks). Order: Perciformes (Perch and Allied Fish). Class: Actinopterygii (Ray- finned. Centropomus parallelus Poey, Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: ?p=taxdetails&id=

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Growth of juvenile fat snook Centropomus parallelus in cages at three stocking densities. Researchers have experimented with dosing tanks of fish with the female sex hormone estradiol to produce all-female stocks, with promising results. Sign our Guest Book.

Journal of Applied Ichthyology 25 3 โ€” Because it is a euryhaline fish, living in marine, brackish, and freshwater habitats, it can be farmed in a wide range of salinities. This species is protandrous, the form of sequential hermaphroditism in which males change to the female sex as they centropmus. Brazilian Journal of Oceanography 55 1 Common names of Centropomus parallelus.

Add your observation in Fish Watcher Native range All suitable habitat Point map Year This map was computer-generated and has not yet been reviewed. The body is yellowish brown to brownish green in color. By parzllelus this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Native range All suitable habitat Point map Year Estimates of some properties based on models Preferred temperature Ref.


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Centropomus ceentropomus Poey Phylogenetic diversity index Ref. Inhabits coastal waters, estuaries and lagoons, penetrating into freshwater; usually prefers very low brackish water or freshwater. High vulnerability 55 of Fishes of the Gulf of Mexico, Volume 2: Centropomidae in an estuarine ecosystem of the southeastern coast of Brazil. Feeds on fish and crustaceans.

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University of Texas Press. Views Read Edit View history. Retrieved from ” https: It can venture into high-salinity lagoons. Centropomidae Fish described in Marine; freshwater; brackish; demersal; amphidromous Ref. It is known by several common names, including fat snooksmallscale fat snooklittle snookand chucumite. Entered by Luna, Susan M. Aquaculture International 22 It has a silvery sheen on the sides and belly and a dark line along the lateral line.

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Not available FishBase mirror site: This page was last edited on 22 Marchat Medium, minimum population doubling time 1. Centropomus parallelus Scientific classification Kingdom: West Atlantic Fishing Area From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Found over shallow soft bottoms Ref. This fish can tolerate a wide range of salinities and can be found in centorpomusbrackishand marine waters.


Occasionally in hypersaline lagoons Ref. Fat snook Centropomus parallelus โ€” species natural history in Puerto Rico and the U. Centrropomus fish is generally up to 25 centimeters long, but it has been known to reach 72 centimeters. The large mouth has bands of villiform teeth. This species is caught and sold as a food fish. This species is a carnivore with crustaceans making up a large part of its diet. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. The maximum published weight is 5 kilograms.

Aquaculture Research epub ahead of print, April 2, Centropomus parallelus is a species of fish in the family Centropomidaethe snooks and robalos. Its flesh is well appreciated Ref. They were then “weaned” to a high-protein dry diet.

Size-related shifts in dietary composition of Centropomus parallelus Perciformes: Collaborators Pictures Stamps, Coins Misc. Journal of the World Aquaculture Society 33 4 โ€” It lives in many kinds of coastal habitat and is most often seen in fresh and mildly brackish water habitat types.

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