Eucinostomus is a genus of fish in the family Gerreidae. They are native to the Atlantic and ) (Big-eye mojarra); Eucinostomus jonesii (Günther, ) ( Slender mojarra); Eucinostomus melanopterus (Bleeker, ) (Flag-fin mojarra) . kingdom; Animalia: phylum; Chordata: class; Actinopterygii: order; Perciformes: family; Gerreidae: genus; Eucinostomus: species; Eucinostomus melanopterus. Body moderately deep, compressed; color silvery; black spot between 2nd and 3rd dorsal spines surrounded by a whitish area; snout pointed; lower jaw profile.
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Summary page Point data Common names Photos. Flagfin Mojarra, Eucinostomus melanopterus The Flagfin Mojarra, Eucinostomus melanopteruswhose common Spanish name is mojarra de ley, is a species in the Mojarra or Gerreidae Familyknown collectively as mojarras in Mexico. Phylogenetic diversity index Ref. Marketed fresh but not highly euconostomus Ref. Collaborators Pictures Stamps, Coins Misc.
Low vulnerability 24 of They are a poorly studied species and very limited information is available about their behavioral patterns. They have nine lower gill rakers. Add your observation in Fish Watcher Native range All suitable habitat Point map Year This map was computer-generated and has sucinostomus yet been reviewed.
Globally, there are 11 species in the genus Eucinostomusall found in Mexican waters, with seven in the Atlantic and four in the Pacific. Feeds on fish, shrimps, mollusks, zooplankton and detritus Ref. Found over sand or mud bottoms Ref.
Their head has a concave lower profile, large eucinostmus, and a pointed snout. A coastal species entering estuaries, lower courses of coastal rivers, and lagoons Ref. You can sponsor this page. High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months Preliminary K or Fecundity. Also reported from Mauritania Ref. Modified by Musschoot, Tobias. They are silvery white and euinostomus tip of their spiny dorsal fin has a wide black tip and a white band below, providing a key to identification.
Their lateral line is slightly arched and their head and body are covered with rough scales. High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months Preliminary K or Fecundity. Entered by Luna, Susan M.
Short description Morphology Morphometrics Dorsal spines total: This map was computer-generated and has not yet been reviewed. Also reported from Mauritania Ref. Marketed fresh but not highly esteemed Ref.
Eucinostomus – Wikipedia
Sounds Ciguatera Speed Swim. Feeds on fish, shrimps, mollusks, zooplankton and detritus Ref. Native range All suitable habitat Point map Year Flagfin Mojarra, Eucinostomus melanopterus. A coastal species entering estuaries, lower courses of coastal rivers, and lagoons Ref. Estimates of some properties based on models Preferred temperature Ref. They feed during the daytime in small continuous moving schools consuming small fish, shrimp, mollusks, zooplankton, and detritus.
This map was computer-generated and has not yet been reviewed. Their anal fin has three slender spines, with the second spine melanoopterus stronger and shorter than the third spine, and seven or eight rays.
Flagfin mojarra, Eucinostomus melanopterus
Modified by Musschoot, Tobias. It is also very similar to the Pacific Flagfin Mojarra, Eucinostomus curraniwhich is a resident of the Pacific Ocean. They are diadromous and migrate up to 30 miles between freshwaters and oceanic eucinosyomus on cyclical and predictable schedules but not for breeding purposes. Marine; freshwater; brackish; demersal; amphidromous Ref.
Sign our Guest Book. Their caudal fin is deeply forked. Their mouth is highly extensible, pointing downward when protruded.
Reproduction is oviparous and occurs at sea. Summary page Point data Common names Photos. Phylogenetic diversity index Ref. Estimates of some properties based on models Preferred temperature Ref. Sounds Ciguatera Speed Swim.
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