Description[ edit ] This fish is generally up to 25 centimeters long, but it has been known to reach 72 centimeters. The maximum published weight is 5 kilograms. The large mouth has bands of villiform teeth. The body is yellowish brown to brownish green in color. It has a silvery sheen on the sides and belly and a dark line along the lateral line. It can venture into high-salinity lagoons.
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Growth of juvenile fat snook Centropomus parallelus in cages at three stocking densities. Centropomus parallelus Poeycentrooomus Centropomus parallelus is a species of fish in the family Centropomidaethe snooks and robalos.
Views Read Edit View history. Occasionally in hypersaline lagoons Ref. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Summary page Point data Common names Photos. Human uses Inhabits coastal waters, estuaries and lagoons, penetrating into freshwater; usually prefers very low brackish water or freshwater.
It can venture centroppomus high-salinity lagoons. Common names of Centropomus parallelus. Entered by Luna, Susan M. Medium, minimum population doubling time 1. This species is protandrous, the form of sequential hermaphroditism in which males change to the female sex as they grow. The large mouth has bands of villiform teeth. FAO species identification sheets for fishery purposes.
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. It is easy to rear in captivity, it can be fentropomus on fish food rather than live prey, and it has a good feed conversion ratioefficiently turning feed into meat. University of Texas Press. Salinity tolerance of laboratory reared juveniles of the fat snook Centropomus parallelus. Researchers have experimented with dosing tanks of parallepus with the female sex hormone estradiol to produce all-female stocks, with promising results.
Centropomidae in an cemtropomus ecosystem of the southeastern coast of Brazil. This species is a carnivore with crustaceans making up a large part of its diet. Feeds on fish and crustaceans. Aquaculture International paraolelus Size-related shifts in dietary composition of Centropomus parallelus Perciformes: It is known by several common names, including fat snooksmallscale fat snooklittle snookand chucumite.
Because it is a euryhaline fish, living in marine, cwntropomus, and freshwater habitats, it can be farmed in a wide range of salinities. Its flesh is well appreciated Ref. Estimates of some properties based on models Preferred temperature Ref. Related Posts
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Species See text. Prior to the subfamily Latinae, which contained three genera, was placed within Centropomidae; this has since been raised to the family level and renamed Latidae because a cladistic analysis showed the old Centropomidae to be paraphyletic. This has left Centropomus as the only remaining genus in this family. These are popular game and food fishes. Dating from the upper Cretaceous , the centropomids are of typical percoid shape, distinguished by having two-part dorsal fins , a lateral line that extends onto the tail, and, frequently, a concave shape to the head. Occurring in a variety of habitats ranging from coral reefs to estuaries and mangrove swamps, the snooks are carnivorous , feeding primarily on crustaceans and other fishes.
Sanris Phylogenetic diversity index Ref. Because of its market value it is studied for its potential as a farmed fish in the aquaculture industry. Its flesh is well appreciated Ref. Fat snook Centropomus parallelus — species natural history in Puerto Rico and the U. It can paralellus into high-salinity lagoons.
Especie: Centropomus parallelus, el Chucumite, el Robalito
Centropomus parallelus Poey, 1860