Overview

Comprehensive Description

Biology

Prefers hard bottoms at depths of about 55 m.
  • Robins, C.R. and G.C. Ray 1986 A field guide to Atlantic coast fishes of North America. Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, U.S.A. 354 p. (Ref. 7251)
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Distribution

Western Atlantic: North Carolina to Cape Canaveral in northeastern Florida, USA and the entire Gulf of Mexico, including Florida Keys
  • North-West Atlantic Ocean species (NWARMS)
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Western Atlantic: North Carolina to Cape Canaveral in northeastern Florida, USA and the entire Gulf of Mexico, including Florida Keys.
  • Robins, C.R. and G.C. Ray 1986 A field guide to Atlantic coast fishes of North America. Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, U.S.A. 354 p. (Ref. 7251)
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Western Atlantic.
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Physical Description

Size

Maximum size: 300 mm TL
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Max. size

30.0 cm TL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 7251))
  • Robins, C.R. and G.C. Ray 1986 A field guide to Atlantic coast fishes of North America. Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, U.S.A. 354 p. (Ref. 7251)
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Type Information

Type for Serranus ocyurus
Catalog Number: USNM 37997
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Collector(s): D. Jordan, B. Evermann & Bollman
Locality: Snapper Banks Off Pensacola, Florida., Escambia County, Florida, United States, Gulf of Mexico, Atlantic
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Ecology

Habitat

benthic
  • North-West Atlantic Ocean species (NWARMS)
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Environment

demersal; marine
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Depth range based on 3439 specimens in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 2244 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 0 - 183
  Temperature range (°C): 9.120 - 26.301
  Nitrate (umol/L): 0.289 - 12.535
  Salinity (PPS): 33.239 - 36.449
  Oxygen (ml/l): 3.731 - 6.333
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.093 - 0.998
  Silicate (umol/l): 0.756 - 5.527

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 0 - 183

Temperature range (°C): 9.120 - 26.301

Nitrate (umol/L): 0.289 - 12.535

Salinity (PPS): 33.239 - 36.449

Oxygen (ml/l): 3.731 - 6.333

Phosphate (umol/l): 0.093 - 0.998

Silicate (umol/l): 0.756 - 5.527
 
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Statistics of barcoding coverage: Centropristis ocyurus

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLDS) Stats
Public Records: 0
Specimens with Barcodes: 9
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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