Overview

Comprehensive Description

Biology

Generally in protected areas such as bays or inlets; rarely in insular areas with clear oceanic water and coral reefs (Ref. 5217). Juveniles encountered near the shore. Feeds on small crustaceans and mollusks (Ref. 3798). Taken incidentally and not considered commercially important (Ref. 3798).
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Distribution

Western Atlantic: Colombia to French Guiana.
  • Courtenay, W.R. and H.F. Sahlman 1978 Pomadasyidae. In W. Fischer (ed.) FAO species identification sheets for fishery purposes. Western Central Atlantic (Fishing Area 31), Volume 4. FAO, Rome. (Ref. 3798)
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Western Atlantic.
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Physical Description

Morphology

Dorsal spines (total): 13 - 14; Dorsal soft rays (total): 13; Analspines: 3; Analsoft rays: 8 - 9
  • Uyeno, T., K. Matsuura and E. Fujii (eds.) 1983 Fishes trawled off Suriname and French Guiana. Japan Marine Fishery Resource Research Center, Tokyo, Japan. 519 p. (Ref. 13608)
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Size

Maximum size: 190 mm TL
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Max. size

19.0 cm TL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 9626))
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Diagnostic Description

Head scaled except for tip of snout and chin; mouth small and oblique; yellowish to greenish silver on back, silvery on sides, with 4 brown to bronze stripes on upper half of body and a large black spot at caudal base (Ref. 13442).
  • Uyeno, T., K. Matsuura and E. Fujii (eds.) 1983 Fishes trawled off Suriname and French Guiana. Japan Marine Fishery Resource Research Center, Tokyo, Japan. 519 p. (Ref. 13608)
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Type Information

Type for Haemulon boschmae
Catalog Number: USNM 153917
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Collector(s): C. Miles
Year Collected: 1949
Locality: Columbia: Caribbean between Cabo De La Vela and Rio Hacha, Colombia, Caribbean Sea, Atlantic
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Ecology

Habitat

Environment

reef-associated; marine; depth range 0 - 100 m (Ref. 3798)
  • Courtenay, W.R. and H.F. Sahlman 1978 Pomadasyidae. In W. Fischer (ed.) FAO species identification sheets for fishery purposes. Western Central Atlantic (Fishing Area 31), Volume 4. FAO, Rome. (Ref. 3798)
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Depth range based on 6 specimens in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 5 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 5 - 73
  Temperature range (°C): 25.814 - 27.514
  Nitrate (umol/L): 0.674 - 1.626
  Salinity (PPS): 35.022 - 36.259
  Oxygen (ml/l): 4.257 - 4.568
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.151 - 0.290
  Silicate (umol/l): 2.602 - 3.644

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 5 - 73

Temperature range (°C): 25.814 - 27.514

Nitrate (umol/L): 0.674 - 1.626

Salinity (PPS): 35.022 - 36.259

Oxygen (ml/l): 4.257 - 4.568

Phosphate (umol/l): 0.151 - 0.290

Silicate (umol/l): 2.602 - 3.644
 
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Depth: 0 - 100m.
Recorded at 100 meters.

Habitat: demersal.
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Trophic Strategy

Generally in protected areas such as bays or inlets; rarely in insular areas with clear oceanic water and coral reefs. Juveniles encountered near the shore. Feeds on small crustaceans and mollusc.
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Barcode data: Haemulon boschmae

The following is a representative barcode sequence, the centroid of all available sequences for this species.


There is 1 barcode sequence available from BOLD and GenBank.

Below is the sequence of the barcode region Cytochrome oxidase subunit 1 (COI or COX1) from a member of the species.

See the BOLD taxonomy browser for more complete information about this specimen.

Other sequences that do not yet meet barcode criteria may also be available.

CTTTATCTAGTATTTGGTGCCTGGGCTGGAATAGTAGGAACAGCCTTA---AGCCTACTTATCCGGGCAGAACTAAGCCAGCCAGGGGCACTCCTTGGAGAC---GATCAGATCTACAATGTAATTGTTACTGCGCATGCRTTCGTAATAATTTTCTTTATAGTAATGCCAATTCTCATTGGAGGATTTGGAAACTGACTCGTTCCCCTAATG---ATCGGAGCACCCGATATGGCGTTCCCCCGAATGAACAACATGAGCTTTTGACTCCTCCCTCCGTCTTTCCTTCTCCTACTCGCCTCTTCAGGGGTAGAGGCTGGAGCAGGGACAGGATGAACTGTTTACCCCCCTCTAGCCGGGAATCTAGCGCATGCCGGAGCGTCAGTCGACCTT---ACAATCTTCTCCCTCCACTTAGCGGGTGTCTCATCGATCCTTGGAGCCATCAACTTCATTACGACAATTATTAACATGAAACCCCCTGCCATCTCACAATATCAAACCCCCCTATTTGTGTGATCAGTCCTTGTCACCGCTGTTCTACTTCTTCTGTCCCTCCCAGTACTTGCAGCT---GGCATCACAATGCTTCTCACAGACCGAAATCTAAATACCACTTTCTTCGACCCCGCCGGAGGAGGTGACCCCATTCTTTACCAACACCTG
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Statistics of barcoding coverage: Haemulon boschmae

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLDS) Stats
Public Records: 1
Specimens with Barcodes: 1
Species With Barcodes: 1
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Conservation

Threats

Not Evaluated
  • IUCN 2006 2006 IUCN red list of threatened species. www.iucnredlist.org. Downloaded July 2006.
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Relevance to Humans and Ecosystems

Benefits

Importance

bait: occasionally
  • Courtenay, W.R. and H.F. Sahlman 1978 Pomadasyidae. In W. Fischer (ed.) FAO species identification sheets for fishery purposes. Western Central Atlantic (Fishing Area 31), Volume 4. FAO, Rome. (Ref. 3798)
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