Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (). FishBase. Abudefduf troschelii (Gill, ). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at. Common names: sergeant-major (English), pintaño (Espanol), petaca (Espanol) Abudefduf troschelii (Gill, ) Panamic sergeant-major. Body relatively deep. Abudefduf troschelii. Panamanian sergeant major. Mulegino; Sargento mayor; Pintano. Family: POMACENTRIDAE (Damselfishes).
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They have two anal spines and 10 to 13 rays and a single continuous dorsal fin with 13 spines and 12 or 13 rays. Fish collected with a bait net off the surface in coastal waters off Loreto, Baja California Sur, June They are diurnal feeders consuming primarily algae, plankton, and benthic invertebrates. Short description Morphology Morphometrics Dorsal spines total: The Panamic Sergeant Majors are a non-migratory species found in shallow water over and within rocky reef structures abueefduf by wave action at depths up to 50 feet.
Mergus Publishers, Melle, Germany. Note the atypical bronze coloration.
Their lateral line is incomplete and ends under the edge of their dorsal fin base. Low to moderate vulnerability 30 of Sounds Ciguatera Speed Swim. Usually in large aggregations.
Abudefduf troschelii, Panamic sergeant major
They are classic nibblers, thus difficult to hook. They have 23 to 33 gill rakers. They are whitish to pale silvery green in color with a bright yellow back and dark bars across the side of their body and caudal peduncle. Summary page Point data Common names Photos. They reach a maximum length of Underwater photo taken in Zihuatanejo Bay, Guerrero, March While breeding, males turn a very dark metallic blue to attract females to their nesting site, then guard and aerate the eggs.
Photo courtesy of Ron Woheau, Zihuatanejo. Medium, minimum population doubling time 1. Entered by Luna, Susan M. Breed during early summer in the Gulf and continues throughout the summer until fall. Native range All suitable habitat Point map Year This fish is a warm-water, stenothermal species. In Mexican waters the Panamic Sergeant Majors are found in all waters of the Pacific with the exception that they are absent from Magdalena Bay northward along the central and northwest coasts of Baja.
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Oviparous, distinct pairing during breeding Ref. Their head has a steep profile and a small protrusible mouth with a single row of teeth.
abudefdur The Panamic Sergeant Majors are rather small but are considered an excellent food fish. Marine; reef-associated; non-migratory; depth range 1 – 12 m Ref.
Damselfishes of the world. Globally, there are twenty-five species in the genus Abudefduffour of which are found in Mexican waters, two in the Atlantic and two in the Pacific. Their caudal fin is forked with broad lobes. Juveniles of second year class have been observed cleaning schools of striped mullet, halfbeaks and needlefish Ref. Eggs are demersal and adhere to the substrate Ref. Not available FishBase mirror site: Panamic Sergeant Major, Abudefduf troschelii.
Reproduction is oviparous with pairing of individuals; eggs are distributed demersal and adhere to the substrate due to their stickiness. With black spot on pectoral fin base.
Males guard and aerate the eggs Ref. Estimates of some properties based on models Preferred temperature Ref.
Human uses FAO Publication: Main reference Upload your references References Coordinator: Their body is covered with rough scales. These diurnal feeders feed on plankton at troschekii surface or mid-water; also graze on benthic invertebrates and algae on the reef. Adults inhabit rocky and coral reefs Ref.
Collaborators Pictures Stamps, Coins Misc. The Panamic Sergeant Major, due to its barring pattern and yellow coloration is not easily confused with any other species, however, it is virtually identical to the Sergeant Major, Abudefduf saxatilis found only in the Atlantic Ocean and is similar in color to the Graybar Grunt, Haemulon sexfasciatum rectangular oblong body; six or seven bars.
Phylogenetic diversity index Ref.