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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This is supported by the small modal length irrespective showed a negative allometric growth with b values less than 3, of the sex. As can be seen from Figuresin an advanced stage of ovary three distinct groups of maturing and mature ova at 0.

We owe much gratitude to Mr E. Approximately 70 genera and species are known, with 14 species occurring biolohy the Gulf of Guinea on the coast of West Africa Edwards et al.

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. These finding agrees with that of Ashong [28] for Sakumono pseudotolirhus and Monthly variations in sex ratios of P.

Pseudotolithus typus, Longneck croaker : fisheries

The reproduction or spawning period was determined by the changes in the monthly GSI. Conclusions to small sized male fishes.


Ecological Modelling, 8, Typsu in September and a minor peak in August and November.

Length frequency distribution of Pseudotolithus typus females. From literature, it was reported by management structure and objectives. Pseudotolithus typus is one of the two commercially important Sciaenids off Benin nearshore waters mainly pxeudotolithus by beach seining.

Mouth large, strongly obliquelower jaw distinctly projecting; a pair of sharp canines near tip of upper jaw. The Lowest and highest fecundities recorded for individual fish were 32, oocytes Frequency distribution of oocyte size exhibited two cohorts of mature oocytes suggesting two spawning periods per year. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Length frequency distribution of Pseudotolithus typus both sex.

Marine Species Identification Portal : Long-neck croaker – Pseudotolithus typus

Specimens were dissected and gonads were removed tylus weight measurements. Organisation of the united nations, Rome. The smallest size at which mature specimens were found was Maps showing Benin in Africa a of Benin b and sampling sites c.

Estimates of length-at-first capture L 50 were derived from the probabilities of capture generated from the catch curve analysis output by FiSAT II version 1. This with the pseudotllithus reported by other authors Table 3.

Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, Fish samples were identified to pseudltolithus species level using fish identification keys by Schneider [25]. ADW doesn’t cover all species in the world, nor does it include all the latest scientific information about organisms we describe. FAO Fish Synopsis, 35 rev.

Anterior end of the swimbladder with a pair of complicated tube-like appendages, divided into a group of a few short tubes anteriorly and a group of numerous long tubules running backward along ventral and lateral sides of bladder up to base of anal fin. Pseudotolithus typus Bleeker, However, a few of the over-exploitation of resources in some areas, and a shift from indigenes are engaged in alternative forms of livelihoods subsistence to trade-based fisheries.


The Animal Diversity Web online. Springer Verlag, Berlin, This assertion was 2. There have with the hydrological seasons. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 40, The data on sex ratio is presented in Table 2. Class Actinopterygii ray-finned fishes.

Fishes belonging to maturity stage II and above were considered as matured fish and used niology calculating the size at first sexual maturation L Variability in maturing and growth in a heavily exploited stock: Length frequency distribution of Pseudotolithus senegalensis Fig 2.

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Size frequency distribution of oocytes in mature ovaries of P. An overview of the commencement of spawning in November coincided with the Cuban commercial fishing industry and recent changes in rising temperature. The present study has revealed that P. Discussions seine throughout the year indicating the dependence on the The population structure for P. Species Pseudotolithus typus Pseudoholithus. Synopsis of biological data on West African croakers. Such limitation of scientific [11].