Species Name: Centropomus parallelus Poey, Common Name: Fat Animalia, Chordata, Osteichthyes, Perciformes, Centropomidae, Centopomus. Centropomus parallelus (Fat Snook or Saumon). Family: Centropomidae ( Snooks). Order: Perciformes (Perch and Allied Fish). Class: Actinopterygii (Ray- finned. Centropomus parallelus Poey, Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: ?p=taxdetails&id=

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Views Read Edit View history. Sounds Ciguatera Speed Swim. Size-related shifts in dietary composition of Centropomus parallelus Perciformes: Because it is a euryhaline fish, living in marine, brackish, and freshwater habitats, it can be farmed in a wide range of salinities.

It is known by several common names, including fat snooksmallscale fat snooklittle snookand chucumite. This fish can tolerate a wide range of salinities and can be found in freshbrackishand marine waters. This species is protandrous, the form of sequential hermaphroditism in which males change to the female sex as they grow. Summary page Point data Common names Photos. Journal of the World Centroopmus Society 33 4 โ€” The maximum published weight is 5 kilograms. Researchers have experimented with dosing tanks of fish with the female sex hormone estradiol to produce all-female stocks, with promising results.


Growth of juvenile fat snook Centropomus paralleluss in cages at three stocking densities. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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University of Texas Press. FAO species identification sheets for fishery purposes. All articles centeopomus dead external links Articles with dead external links from November Articles with permanently dead external links Articles with ‘species’ microformats.

Aquaculture Research epub ahead of cenhropomus, April 2, Its flesh is well appreciated Ref. Phylogenetic diversity index Ref. Centropomidae Fish described in Add your observation in Fish Watcher Native range All suitable habitat Point map Year This map was computer-generated and has not yet been reviewed.

Feeds on fish and crustaceans.

Centropomus parallelus is a species of fish in the centroppomus Centropomidaethe snooks and robalos. Estimates of some properties based on models Preferred temperature Ref. Retrieved from ” https: In other projects Wikimedia Commons.

Marine; freshwater; brackish; demersal; amphidromous Ref. Salinity tolerance of laboratory reared juveniles of the fat snook Centropomus parallelus. Centropomus parallelus Poey Found over shallow soft bottoms Ref.

This page was parallelue edited on 22 Marchat Collaborators Pictures Stamps, Coins Misc. Not available FishBase mirror site: Mass production of juveniles of the fat snook Centropomus parallelus centrropomus Brazil.

Centropomidae in an estuarine ecosystem of the southeastern coast of Brazil. Fat snook Centropomus parallelus โ€” species natural history in Puerto Rico and the U. Brazilian Journal of Oceanography 55 1 This species is caught and sold as a food fish. Centropomus parallelus Scientific classification Kingdom: Native range All suitable habitat Point map Year It is easy to rear in captivity, it can be raised on fish food rather than live prey, and it has a good feed conversion ratioefficiently turning feed into meat.


Occasionally in hypersaline lagoons Ref. The large mouth has bands of villiform teeth.

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Ammonia excretion in fat snook Centropomus parallelus Poey, at different salinities. Common names of Centropomus parallelus. Inhabits coastal waters, estuaries and lagoons, penetrating into freshwater; usually prefers very low brackish water or freshwater.

They were then “weaned” to a high-protein dry diet. Journal of Applied Ichthyology 25 3 โ€” Sign our Guest Book. This map was computer-generated and has not yet been reviewed. It has a silvery sheen on the sides and belly and a dark line along the lateral line.

It can venture into high-salinity lagoons. Fishes of the Gulf of Mexico, Volume 2: Medium, minimum population doubling time 1. West Atlantic Fishing Area