Overview

Comprehensive Description

Biology

Occurs in reefs and rocky areas from the shoreline to 200 m depth (Ref. 2683). Minimum depth reported from Ref. 27000. Nocturnal (Ref. 6537). Feeds mainly on benthic invertebrates (Ref. 6746).
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Distribution

Eastern Atlantic from Portugal to Angola including the Cape Verde Islands; western Atlantic in the Caribbean Sea.
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Eastern Atlantic: Portugal to Morocco and from Mauritania to Angola.
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Physical Description

Size

Maximum size: 250 mm ---
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Max. size

25.0 cm TL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 6537))
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Ecology

Habitat

Depth: 3 - 100m.
From 3 to 100 meters.

Habitat: reef-associated.
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Environment

reef-associated; marine; depth range 3 - 200 m (Ref. 2683)
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Depth range based on 1 specimen in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 1 sample.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 22 - 22
  Temperature range (°C): 24.179 - 24.179
  Nitrate (umol/L): 0.628 - 0.628
  Salinity (PPS): 36.052 - 36.052
  Oxygen (ml/l): 4.919 - 4.919
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.164 - 0.164
  Silicate (umol/l): 1.095 - 1.095
 
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Trophic Strategy

Occurs in reefs and rocky areas from the shoreline to 200 m depth. Nocturnal. Feeds mainly on benthic invertebrates.
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Statistics of barcoding coverage: Sargocentron hastatum

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLDS) Stats
Public Records: 0
Specimens with Barcodes: 16
Species With Barcodes: 1
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Conservation

Threats

Not Evaluated
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Relevance to Humans and Ecosystems

Benefits

Importance

fisheries: minor commercial; price category: medium; price reliability: very questionable: based on ex-vessel price for species in this family
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