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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Common names of Centropomus parallelus. It is known by several common names, including fat snooksmallscale fat snooklittle snookand chucumite. Ammonia excretion in fat snook Centropomus parallelus Poey, at different salinities. This fish can tolerate a wide range of salinities and can be found in cetnropomusbrackishand marine waters. The large mouth has bands of villiform teeth.

Collaborators Pictures Stamps, Coins Misc. This species is a carnivore with crustaceans making up a large part of its diet. Medium, minimum population doubling time 1. Not available FishBase mirror site: Summary page Point data Common centrkpomus Photos. 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.


Growth of juvenile fat snook Centropomus parallelus in cages at three stocking densities.

centropomuw In other projects Wikimedia Commons. This species is protandrous, the form of sequential hermaphroditism in which males change to the female sex as they grow. Entered by Luna, Susan M. West Atlantic Fishing Area High vulnerability 55 of They were then “weaned” to a high-protein dry diet. Aquaculture International 22 Aquaculture Research epub ahead of print, April 2, Found over shallow soft bottoms Ref.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Brazilian Journal of Oceanography 55 1 Centropomus parallelus Scientific classification Kingdom: Centropomidae Fish described in This map was computer-generated and has not yet been reviewed.

Centropomus parallelus – Wikipedia

Salinity tolerance of laboratory reared juveniles of the fat snook Centropomus parallelus. Because it is a euryhaline fish, living in marine, brackish, and freshwater habitats, it can be farmed in a wide range of salinities.

Journal of the World Aquaculture Society 33 centropmus — Fat snook Centropomus parallelus — species natural history in Puerto Rico and the U. Its flesh is well appreciated Ref.


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It has a silvery sheen on the sides and belly and a dark line along the lateral line. Estimates of some properties based on models Preferred temperature Ref. Sign our Guest Book. Size-related shifts in dietary composition of Centropomus parallelus Perciformes: It is easy to rear in captivity, it can be raised on fish food rather than live prey, and it has a good feed conversion ratioefficiently turning feed into meat.

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