|Scientific Name:||Seriola peruana|
|Species Authority:||Steindachner, 1881|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
|Assessor/s:||Smith-Vaniz, B, Robertson, R., Dominici-Arosemena, A. & Molina, H.|
|Reviewer/s:||Carpenter, K., Polidoro, B. & Livingstone, S. (Global Marine Species Assessment Team)|
This species is widespread in tropical eastern Pacific. There are no major threats to this species, and no current indication of population decline. It is listed as Least Concern.
|Range Description:||This tropical eastern Pacific species is found from the southwest Gulf of California to Chile, including the Galapagos archipelago and Malpelo Island.|
Native:Chile; Colombia; Costa Rica; Ecuador; El Salvador; Guatemala; Honduras; Mexico; Nicaragua; Panama; Peru
|FAO Marine Fishing Areas:||
Pacific – eastern central; Pacific – southeast
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|Population:||There is no population information available for this species.|
|Habitat and Ecology:||This is a benthopelagic and demersal species found in coastal areas (Smith-Vaniz 1995), including rocky reef areas. This species is found to 30m.|
There are no major threats known for this species.
This species is caught in artisanal fisheries.
|Conservation Actions:||There are no known species specific conservation measures. However, this species' distribution includes a number of Marine Protected Areas in the tropical eastern Pacific region.|
|Citation:||Smith-Vaniz, B, Robertson, R., Dominici-Arosemena, A. & Molina, H. 2010. Seriola peruana. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 24 April 2014.|
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