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Stock structure of gray triggerfish, Balistes capriscus, on multiple spatial scales in the Gulf of Mexico.
Age, growth, and mortality of the gray triggerfish, Balistes capriscus, from the northeastern Gulf of Mexico.
Balistes vetula again appears to be the most endangered species on the list due to low incidence, relatively restricted range, and a decline in sighting frequency.
Our study identifies species that have small population sizes, however, population trends of these species appear relatively stable, with the exception of Apogon planifrons and Balistes vetula, which appear to be decreasing in sighting frequency throughout the Florida Keys.
The pancake bodies of Balistes capriscus, which can reach 50cm in length, vary in colour from brown to grey to blue-grey.
gray triggerfish, Balistes capriscus; fringed filefish, Monacanthus ciliatus; and planehead filefish, M.
14 Balistidae Balistes capriscus -- -- -- Monacanthidae Aluterus moreoceros -- -- -- Stephanolepis hispides -- -- -- Monacanthus spp.
Tangs V Acanthurus bahianus Ocean surgeon V T Acanthurus coeruleus Blue tang V Scombridae Thunnus atlanticus Blackfin tuna Tr Balistidae Balistidae Triggerfish V Balistes vetula Queen triggerfish V P, T Canthidermis sufflamen Ocean triggerfish V P, Sn Melichthys niger Black durgon V P, Sn Xanthichthys ringens Sargassum triggerfish V Cantherhines macrocerus Whitespotted filefish V Ostraciidae Lactophrys sp.
Individuals of nine species represented 93% of the total Sargassum catch (in decreasing order of abundance): Stephanolepis hispidus (planehead filefish), Caranx crysos (blue runner), Cheilopogon melanurus (Atlantic flyingfish), Balistes capriscus (gray triggerfish), Seriola rivoliana (almaco jack), Parexocoetus brachypterus (sailfin flyingfish), Monacanthus ciliatus (fringed filefish), Decapterus punctatus (round scad), and Coryphaena hippurus (dolphinfish).
Unidentified lefteye flounder Balistidae, Leatherjackets 152 Aluterus scriptus Scrawled filefish 153 Balistes capriscus Gray triggerfish 154 Balistes vetula Queen triggerfish 155 Cantherhines pullus Orangespotted filefish 156 Canthidermis sufflamen Ocean triggerfish 157 N.
2 octopus 8 Gonatus berryi squid 5 Mugil cephalus striped mullet 1 Paranthias colonus Pacific creole-fish 1 Balistes polylepis finescale triggerfish 13 Physiculus nematopus charcoal mora 30 Hemanthias spp.
25 Aluterus scriptus (2, 3) Balistidae J and A 26 Balistes polylepis (2) Balistidae J 26 species 16 families Species Frequency (%) Abundance (%) Abudefduf troschelii (2) 34.
White grunt, Haemulon plumieri, and gray triggerfish, Balistes capriscus, which were less preferred than other members of the snapper grouper complex, have increased in landings and now surpass red porgy.
Species 1930-31 1957-58 1982-83 1991-94 1997-98 Sardinops E E sagax Alosa A A sapidissima Engraulis E mordax Cololabis A A saira Sarda E A chiliensis Scomber C+ C+ japonicus Thunnus C+ C+ C+ alalunga Thunnus E thynnus Seriola E lalandi Trachurus C+ C+ symmetricus Merluccius C+ productus Sphyraena A A A argentea Mola mola A A A Brama A C+ C+ japonica Atractoscion E nobilis Balistes E polylepis Prionace A/C+ C+ glauca Carcharodon A A carcharias