Species Name: Centropomus parallelus Poey, Common Name: Fat Animalia, Chordata, Osteichthyes, Perciformes, Centropomidae, Centopomus. Centropomus parallelus (Fat Snook or Saumon). Family: Centropomidae ( Snooks). Order: Perciformes (Perch and Allied Fish). Class: Actinopterygii (Ray- finned. Centropomus parallelus Poey, Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: ?p=taxdetails&id=

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The body is yellowish brown to brownish green in color. Brazilian Journal of Oceanography 55 1 They were then “weaned” to a high-protein dry diet.

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It is known by several common names, including fat snooksmallscale fat snooklittle snookand chucumite. Retrieved from ” https: Centropomidae in an estuarine ecosystem of the southeastern coast of Brazil. Collaborators Pictures Stamps, Coins Misc.

Inhabits coastal waters, estuaries and lagoons, penetrating into freshwater; usually prefers very low brackish water or freshwater. Feeds on fish and crustaceans. It has a silvery sheen on the sides and belly and a dark line along the lateral line.


Sign our Guest Book. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Fishes of the Gulf of Mexico, Volume 2: Fat snook Centropomus parallelus — species natural history in Puerto Rico and the U.

It can venture into high-salinity lagoons. Add your observation parllelus Fish Watcher Native range All suitable habitat Point map Year This map was computer-generated and has not yet been reviewed.

Because it is a euryhaline fish, living in marine, brackish, and freshwater habitats, it can be farmed in a wide range of salinities. Estimates of some properties based on models Preferred temperature Ref. Entered by Luna, Susan M. It is easy to rear in captivity, it can be raised on fish food rather than live prey, and it has a good feed conversion ratioefficiently turning feed into meat.

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Salinity tolerance of laboratory reared juveniles of the fat snook Centropomus parallelus. This species is caught and sold as a food fish. The maximum published weight is 5 kilograms.

Dentropomus species is a carnivore with crustaceans making up a large part of its diet. Not available FishBase mirror site: Aquaculture International 22 Centropomus parallelus Scientific classification Kingdom: Centropomidae Fish described in Centropomus parallelus is a species of fish in the family Centropomidaethe snooks and robalos. This page was last edited on 22 Marchat centropoums Journal of the World Aquaculture Society 33 4 — From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The large mouth has bands of villiform teeth.


Centropomus parallelus Poey Summary page Point data Common names Photos. Size-related shifts in paarllelus composition of Centropomus parallelus Perciformes: Medium, minimum population doubling time 1. This fish is generally up to 25 centimeters long, but it has been known to reach 72 centimeters.

West Atlantic Fishing Area Phylogenetic diversity index Ref. University of Texas Press.

Its flesh is well appreciated Ref. Common names of Centropomus parallelus. High vulnerability 55 of