WoRMS taxon details

Argyrosomus hololepidotus (Lacepède, 1801)

218632  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:218632)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Description Found in lower reaches of rivers, estuaries, rocky reefs, ocean beaches and on the continental shelf down to 150 m (Ref....  
Description Found in lower reaches of rivers, estuaries, rocky reefs, ocean beaches and on the continental shelf down to 150 m (Ref. 9772). Caught near the bottom and in mid-water between 13° and 24°C. Feeds on fishes, crabs, prawns, and worms (Ref. 9772). Spawning takes place near estuaries (Ref. 9987). Spawns from spring to autumn. Also caught with bottom set gillnets, haul nets, beach seines, and handlines (Ref. 9772). An important foodfish. Utilized fresh for steaming, pan-frying, broiling and baking (Ref. 9987). [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Argyrosomus hololepidotus (Lacepède, 1801). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=218632 on 2018-12-11
Date
action
by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

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basis of record Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description Found in lower reaches of rivers, estuaries, rocky reefs, ocean beaches and on the continental shelf down to 150 m (Ref. 9772). Caught near the bottom and in mid-water between 13° and 24°C. Feeds on fishes, crabs, prawns, and worms (Ref. 9772). Spawning takes place near estuaries (Ref. 9987). Spawns from spring to autumn. Also caught with bottom set gillnets, haul nets, beach seines, and handlines (Ref. 9772). An important foodfish. Utilized fresh for steaming, pan-frying, broiling and baking (Ref. 9987). [details]

Remark Date Eschmeyer, pers. comm. [details]
 

LanguageName 
English southern meagre  [details]