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Seriolella violacea  Guichenot, 1848

Palm ruff
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Centrolophidae (Medusafishes)
Etymology: Seriolella: Latin word diminutive with the meaning of a large earthenware pot (Ref. 45335).   More on author: Guichenot.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; pelagic-oceanic.   Subtropical, preferred ?; 1°N - 34°S, 92°W - 72°W

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Southeast Pacific: Chile (Ref. 9068) and the Galapagos Islands (Ref. 26352).

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 65.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 9174); common length : 35.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 55763)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Body moderately deep and compressed; dorsal fin with 7 to 8 weak spines and 25 to 28 soft rays (VII-VIII, 25-28), its origin above or slightly behind the insertion of the pectoral fins; pectoral fins falcate; anal fin with 18 to 20 rays; scales deciduous; body entirely dark blue gray; flanks and belly with silver highlights (Ref. 55763).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Maximum length estimated from other maximum lengths in Genus; replace with data asap (RF).

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Guichenot, A., 1848. Fauna Chilena. Pisces. p. 137-370. In C. Gay (ed.) Historia fisica y politica de Chile. Zoologica. Tomo segundo. Paris and Santiago. (Ref. 9174)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 109396)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5156   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.5   ±0.5 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Moderate to high vulnerability (50 of 100) .