Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (). FishBase. Abudefduf troschelii (Gill, ). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at. Common names: sergeant-major (English), pinta├▒o (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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The Panamic Sergeant Majors are rather small but are considered an excellent food fish. Not available FishBase mirror site: With black spot on pectoral fin base. They have 23 to 33 gill rakers.

While breeding, males turn a very dark metallic blue to attract females to their nesting site, then guard and aerate the eggs. Their lateral line is incomplete and ends under the edge of their dorsal fin base.

Phylogenetic diversity index Ref. Sign our Guest Book. Eggs are demersal and adhere to the substrate Ref.

Globally, there are twenty-five species in the genus Abudefduffour of which are found in Mexican waters, two in the Atlantic and two in the Pacific. Juveniles of second year class have been observed cleaning schools of striped mullet, halfbeaks troscbelii needlefish Ref.


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 abuddfduf the Atlantic Ocean and is similar in color to abudrfduf Graybar Grunt, Haemulon sexfasciatum rectangular oblong body; six or seven bars.

Reproduction is oviparous with pairing of individuals; eggs are distributed demersal and adhere to the substrate due to their stickiness.

Abudefduf troschelii

Males guard and aerate the eggs Ref. Estimates of some properties based on models Preferred temperature Ref. They have two anal spines and 10 to 13 rays and a single continuous dorsal fin with 13 spines and 12 or 13 rays. Underwater photo taken in Zihuatanejo Bay, Guerrero, March They reach a maximum length of Main reference Upload your references References Coordinator: Adults inhabit rocky and coral reefs Ref. The Panamic Sergeant Majors are a non-migratory species found in shallow water over and within rocky reef structures buffeted by wave action at depths up to 50 feet.

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In Mexican waters the Panamic Sergeant Majors are found in all waters of the Pacific with the exception that they are absent from Magdalena Bay northward along the central and northwest coasts of Baja. Fish collected with a bait net off the surface in coastal waters off Loreto, Baja California Sur, June Native range All suitable habitat Point map Year Low to moderate vulnerability 30 of Usually in large aggregations.

Mergus Publishers, Melle, Germany. Entered by Luna, Susan M. Their caudal fin is forked with broad lobes.

Note the atypical bronze coloration. Human uses FAO Publication: Short description Morphology Morphometrics Dorsal spines total: This fish is a warm-water, stenothermal species. Marine; reef-associated; non-migratory; depth range 1 – 12 m Ref. Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.

Collaborators Pictures Stamps, Coins Misc. Their head has a steep profile and a small protrusible mouth with a single row troscelii teeth. Summary page Point data Common names Photos.