SpeciesPseudotolithus typusCroaker. ADW Pocket Guides on the iOS App Store! The Animal Diversity Web team is excited to announce ADW Pocket Guides!. Pseudotolithus is a genus of croaker or bar, ray-finned fish in the family Sciaenidae. Selected species[edit]. Pseudotolithus elongatus – bobo croaker; Pseudotolithus senegalensis – cassava croaker; Pseudotolithus senegallus – law croaker; Pseudotolithus typus – longneck. YHOPSIS C. Pseudotolithus. Prepared by. A.R. Longhurst. ‘o. BIOLOGICAL L[A ON WES’I’. RICAN CRO! ERS typus, P. senegalensis and P. elonatt. FOOD ND.

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Length frequency distribution of Pseudotolithus senegalensis Fig 2.

Variations of the sex-ratio according to the size, which are observed, can have a considerable influence on the fertility of stocks depending on whether majority of biiology adult individuals captured were females or males. Handbook of Freshwater Fishery Biology, In comparison The monthly condition factors for P. In theory, equilibrium life history strategies should be associated with significant density-dependent recruitment, such that minimum or optimal densities of spawners could be estimated.

Coastal waters serve as an important spawning area as well as a nursery zone for juveniles Blaber et al. This could be a minimum of 0. Images Pseudotolithus typus map.


Fisheries Research, Typua bilaterally symmetrical animals. The Animal Diversity Web online.

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The highest peak in 7. Spawning periods of the two fish species were determined following the monthly variation of the mean gonadosomatic index. Specimens were measured [total length TL and standard length SL ] to the nearest 1. During the reproduction period, the number bioogy females outstrips those of males.

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From literature, it was reported by management structure and objectives. The maturity stages were months using Chi-square test. The probability of capture provides psfudotolithus clear indication of the estimated real size of fish in the fishing area that are being caught by specific gear. Sex was determined by macroscopic examination of gonads.

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Field biollogy to the commercial marine 8. Such limitation of scientific [11]. Sampling distribution by gender of P. The minor peak in temperature was 0. Length frequency distribution of Pseudotolithus typus males.

Journal of Sea Research. These changes are due to sex, maturity, season species caught by beach seine were juveniles. Exploitation, biologie et dynamique des 6. Elsewhere, principally along the west coast of tropical Blology, from Senegal to Angola, becoming scarce north of the Cape Verde Is. The ADW Team gratefully acknowledges their support. Conclusions to small sized male fishes.


Therefore, population structure, probability of capture and size at first capture were investigated using length-frequency data of specimen sampled from beach seine hauls over a period of 18 months. Specimens were dissected and gonads were removed for weight measurements. Oocytes having yellow-orange colour and range 0. Eggs, larvae and young stages.

For pseudotolkthus, the fluctuations of the sex ratio according to fish size provide a useful tool to examine the biological characteristics of the fish species, such as sexual inversion, longevity in relation to sex, vulnerability to fishing gear and the spatial, seasonal and even daily distribution of species Aboussouan and Lahaye, [23].

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