ATRACTOSTEUS TROPICUS PDF

Tropical Gar (Atractosteus tropicus) may be found in the backwaters and slow moving sections of rivers, lakes, swamps, and shallow lagoons from southern. Tropical gar. The tropical gar, Atractosteus tropicus, is a fish found in freshwaters from southern Mexico to Costa Rica, reported to reach lengths of up to 1. Digestive enzymatic activity and growth performance on tropical gar (Atractosteus tropicus) larvae fed Artemia nauplii (LF), frozen adult Artemia (AB), an artificial.

Author: Zululkree Tygolabar
Country: Saint Lucia
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Marketing
Published (Last): 5 June 2010
Pages: 328
PDF File Size: 19.12 Mb
ePub File Size: 20.15 Mb
ISBN: 572-1-62317-475-8
Downloads: 90452
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Faegrel

Maintenance Relatively unfussy provided water flow is not too strong and lighting not bright. Maximum Standard Length — mm. Often found in the warm stagnant waters of the lowland.

Very Low, minimum population doubling time more than 14 years Ahractosteus K or Fecundity. The adults return again to the river leaving the fry amongst the flooded vegetation Ref.

Summary page Point data Common names Photos. Growth rate is initially rapid and juveniles may measure — mm after the first year.

Enter shallow lakes at the beginning of the dry season to spawn atractostesu known to reproduce also in June and July when rains are heaviest and rivers flood their banks providing an atractosteuss spawning habitat of flooded vegetation. High to very high vulnerability atrsctosteus of Sign our Guest Book. Incubation is hours and post-hatching the larvae remain attached to submerged surfaces for days, until the yolk sac is completely absorbed.

  KN2222A DATASHEET PDF

Reproduction Not bred in aquaria. Phylogenetic diversity index Ref. Very Low, minimum population doubling time more than 14 years Preliminary K or Fecundity.

We include it here only because some public aquaria are able to maintain it long-term and juveniles are occasionally offered in the aquarium trade. Often found in the warm stagnant waters of the lowland. Sounds Ciguatera Speed Swim. Collaborators Pictures Stamps, Coins Misc. You must be logged in to post a comment.

Atractosteus tropicus – Tropical Gar — Seriously Fish

Wiley, Ed Collaborators Ferraris, C. Visible on the surface and resemble floating logs. Does not tend to inhabit swiftly-flowing environments. Visible on the surface and resemble floating logs.

Tropical gar – Wikipedia

We’re working on a daily basis to fill in all the gaps, so please have patience. Summary page Point data Common names Photos. Phylogenetic diversity index Ref. Habitat Found in various habitats from large lakes and rivers to sluggish tributaries, backwaters and pools, and can surive in both fresh and brackish waters, but shows a preference for large rivers and swamps with extensive associated floodplains.

Large schools form to cast thousands of eggs in a gelatinous mass in the shallow waters. Large schools form to cast thousands of eggs in a gelatinous mass in the shallow tropidus. You can sponsor this page.

Sounds Ciguatera Speed Swim. Information and photos regarding any freshwater or brackish fish species, its natural history or captive care is always much appreciated, so if you’ve anything you’d like to share please leave a comment below or email us.

Sign our Guest Book. The eggs of this species are toxic to crustaceans and vertebrates other than fishes, including humans. Main reference Upload your references References Coordinator: This site relies heavily on the help of hundreds of people without whose valuable contributions it simply wouldn’t exist. Inhabit backwaters and slow atraactosteus sections of rivers and lakes.

  ARGOS ZINGARA PDF

Inhabit backwaters and slow moving sections of rivers and lakes. Main reference Upload your references References Coordinator: Human uses FAO fisheries: Human uses FAO fisheries: The eggs are poisonous to eat Ref. Collaborators Pictures Stamps, Coins Misc. Estimates of some properties based on models Phylogenetic diversity index Ref.

The adults return again to the river leaving the fry amongst the flooded vegetation Ref.

Tropical Gar

Found in various habitats from large lakes and rivers to sluggish tributaries, backwaters and pools, and can surive in both fresh and brackish waters, but shows a preference for large rivers and swamps with extensive associated floodplains.

Caribbean and Pacific drainages of southern Mexico and Central America. Atrractosteus of some properties based on models Phylogenetic diversity index Ref. Entered by Froese, Rainer. High to very high vulnerability 68 of Entered by Froese, Topicus. In nature it tends to move into temporarily-inundated wetlands or floodplains to spawn during spring months where it may congregate in considerable numbers.

The eggs are poisonous to eat Ref.