Overview

Comprehensive Description

Biology

Occurs over continental shelves (Ref. 5217). No real fishery (Ref. 51310). Edibility not known (Ref. 51310).
  • Smith-Vaniz, W.F. 2003 Carangidae. Jacks and scads (bumpers, pompanos, leatherjacks, amberjacks, pilotfishes, rudderfishes). p. 1426-1468. In K.E. Carpenter (ed.) FAO species identification guide for fishery purposes. The living marine resources of the Western Central Atlantic. Vol. 3: Bony fishes part 2 (Opistognathidae to Molidae), sea turtles and marine mammals. (Ref. 51310)   http://www.fishbase.org/references/FBRefSummary.php?id=51310&speccode=1955 External link.
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Distribution

Western Atlantic.
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Western Atlantic: continental shelf from Mexico to Colombia and Brazil, and from Cuba to Guadeloupe.
  • Smith-Vaniz, W.F. 2003 Carangidae. Jacks and scads (bumpers, pompanos, leatherjacks, amberjacks, pilotfishes, rudderfishes). p. 1426-1468. In K.E. Carpenter (ed.) FAO species identification guide for fishery purposes. The living marine resources of the Western Central Atlantic. Vol. 3: Bony fishes part 2 (Opistognathidae to Molidae), sea turtles and marine mammals. (Ref. 51310)   http://www.fishbase.org/references/FBRefSummary.php?id=51310&speccode=1955 External link.
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Physical Description

Morphology

Dorsal spines (total): 9; Dorsal soft rays (total): 21 - 23; Analspines: 3; Analsoft rays: 17 - 19
  • Smith-Vaniz, W.F. 2003 Carangidae. Jacks and scads (bumpers, pompanos, leatherjacks, amberjacks, pilotfishes, rudderfishes). p. 1426-1468. In K.E. Carpenter (ed.) FAO species identification guide for fishery purposes. The living marine resources of the Western Central Atlantic. Vol. 3: Bony fishes part 2 (Opistognathidae to Molidae), sea turtles and marine mammals. (Ref. 51310)   http://www.fishbase.org/references/FBRefSummary.php?id=51310&speccode=1955 External link.
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Size

Maximum size: 290 mm TL
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Max. size

29.0 cm TL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 5217))
  • Cervigón, F., R. Cipriani, W. Fischer, L. Garibaldi, M. Hendrickx, A.J. Lemus, R. Márquez, J.M. Poutiers, G. Robaina and B. Rodriguez 1992 Fichas FAO de identificación de especies para los fines de la pesca. Guía de campo de las especies comerciales marinas y de aquas salobres de la costa septentrional de Sur América. FAO, Rome. 513 p. Preparado con el financiamento de la Comisión de Comunidades Europeas y de NORAD. (Ref. 5217)   http://www.fishbase.org/references/FBRefSummary.php?id=5217&speccode=7 External link.
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Diagnostic Description

Pelvic fins relatively short at all sizes, becoming nearly rudimentary (Ref. 51310).
  • Smith-Vaniz, W.F. 2003 Carangidae. Jacks and scads (bumpers, pompanos, leatherjacks, amberjacks, pilotfishes, rudderfishes). p. 1426-1468. In K.E. Carpenter (ed.) FAO species identification guide for fishery purposes. The living marine resources of the Western Central Atlantic. Vol. 3: Bony fishes part 2 (Opistognathidae to Molidae), sea turtles and marine mammals. (Ref. 51310)   http://www.fishbase.org/references/FBRefSummary.php?id=51310&speccode=1955 External link.
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Ecology

Habitat

Environment

demersal; marine
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Depth range based on 2 specimens in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 2 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 10.065 - 60
  Temperature range (°C): 26.128 - 27.556
  Nitrate (umol/L): 0.476 - 0.674
  Salinity (PPS): 36.152 - 36.211
  Oxygen (ml/l): 4.378 - 4.691
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.053 - 0.176
  Silicate (umol/l): 1.874 - 3.644

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 10.065 - 60

Temperature range (°C): 26.128 - 27.556

Nitrate (umol/L): 0.476 - 0.674

Salinity (PPS): 36.152 - 36.211

Oxygen (ml/l): 4.378 - 4.691

Phosphate (umol/l): 0.053 - 0.176

Silicate (umol/l): 1.874 - 3.644
 
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Statistics of barcoding coverage: Selene brownii

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLDS) Stats
Public Records: 0
Specimens with Barcodes: 2
Species With Barcodes: 1
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Conservation

Threats

Not Evaluated
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Relevance to Humans and Ecosystems

Benefits

Importance

fisheries: subsistence fisheries
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