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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Adults inhabit rocky and coral reefs Ref.
Human uses FAO Publication: While breeding, males turn a very dark metallic blue to attract females to their nesting site, then guard and aerate the eggs. Summary page Point data Common names Photos.
Their caudal fin is forked with broad lobes. Phylogenetic diversity index Ref. The Panamic Sergeant Majors are abudefdud non-migratory species found in shallow water over and within rocky reef structures buffeted by wave action at depths up to 50 feet.
Breed during early summer in the Gulf and continues throughout the summer until fall.
Medium, minimum population doubling time 1. Short description Morphology Morphometrics Dorsal spines total: 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.
Fish collected with a bait net off the surface in coastal waters off Loreto, Baja California Sur, June Marine; reef-associated; non-migratory; depth range 1 – 12 m Ref. The Panamic Sergeant Majors are rather small but are considered an excellent food fish.
Main reference Upload your references References Coordinator: Damselfishes of the world. Reproduction is oviparous with pairing of individuals; eggs are distributed demersal and adhere to the substrate due to their stickiness. Low to moderate vulnerability 30 of Native range All suitable habitat Point map Year Their head has a steep profile and a small protrusible mouth with a single row of teeth.
Collaborators Pictures Stamps, Coins Misc. These diurnal feeders feed on plankton at the surface or mid-water; also graze on benthic invertebrates and troscheii on the reef.
They have 23 troscuelii 33 gill rakers. They are diurnal feeders consuming primarily algae, plankton, and benthic invertebrates. Globally, there are twenty-five species in trroschelii genus Abudefduffour of which are found in Mexican waters, two in the Atlantic and two in the Pacific.
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Sign our Guest Book. With black spot on pectoral fin base. Abuudefduf by Luna, Susan M. Their lateral line is incomplete and ends under the edge of their dorsal fin base. Usually in large aggregations. Juveniles of second year class have been observed cleaning schools of striped mullet, halfbeaks and needlefish Ref.
This fish is a warm-water, stenothermal species. Sounds Ciguatera Speed Swim.
Their body is covered with abudeffduf scales. They reach a maximum length of Photo courtesy of Ron Woheau, Zihuatanejo. Males guard and aerate the eggs Ref. Note the atypical bronze coloration. Estimates of some properties based on models Preferred temperature Ref.
They are classic nibblers, thus difficult to hook. Not available FishBase mirror site: Underwater photo taken in Zihuatanejo Bay, Guerrero, March Panamic Sergeant Major, Abudefduf troschelii.
They are whitish to pale silvery green in abudefdf with a bright yellow back and dark bars across the side of their body and caudal peduncle. Eggs are demersal and adhere to the substrate Ref.