Overview

Distribution

Northwest Pacific: west of Tsushima, Japan to the East China and Yellow seas.
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Western North Pacific.
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Physical Description

Morphology

Dorsal spines (total): 0; Dorsal soft rays (total): 17 - 18; Analspines: 0; Analsoft rays: 14 - 15
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Size

Maximum size: 550 mm SL
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Max. size

55.0 cm SL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 559))
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Diagnostic Description

Body covered with prickles. A large round black blotch edged with a white line on side just behind pectoral fin. Anal fin black (Ref. 559).
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Ecology

Habitat

Environment

demersal; marine
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Barcode data: Takifugu chinensis

The following is a representative barcode sequence, the centroid of all available sequences for this species.


There are 2 barcode sequences available from BOLD and GenBank.  Below is a sequence of the barcode region Cytochrome oxidase subunit 1 (COI or COX1) from a member of the species.  See the BOLD taxonomy browser for more complete information about this specimen and other sequences.

ACACGCTGATTTTTCTCAACCAATCACAAAGATATCGGCACCCTATACCTAGTTTTTGGTGCCTGAGCCGGAATAGTAGGCACAGCACTA---AGTCTTCTTATTCGGGCCGAACTCAGTCAACCCGGCGCACTCTTGGGCGAT---GACCAGATCTACAATGTAATCGTTACAGCCCATGCATTCGTAATGATTTTCTTTATAGTAATACCAATCATGATTGGAGGCTTTGGAAACTGATTAATCCCACTTATA---ATCGGAGCCCCAGACATGGCCTTCCCCCGAATGAACAACATAAGCTTCTGACTGCTTCCCCCATCCTTCCTCCTTCTGCTCGCATCCTCTGGAGTAGAAGCCGGAGCGGGTACGGGCTGAACTGTTTACCCACCCCTAGCAGGAAATCTTGCCCACGCAGGGGCTTCTGTAGACCTC---ACCATCTTCTCTCTTCATCTTGCAGGGGTCTCCTCTATTCTAGGGGCGATCAACTTCATCACAACTATCATTAACATGAAGCCCCCAGCAATCTCACAATACCAAACACCTCTTTTCGTGTGAGCCGTTTTAATTACTGCTGTACTTCTCCTGCTCTCCCTTCCAGTCCTTGCAGCA---GGGATTACAATACTTCTCACTGACCGAAACCTAAATACAACCTTCTTTGACCCAGCAGGAGGAGGAGACCCCATCTTGTACCAACACTTATTCTGATTCTTTGGACACCCTGAAGTCTACATTCTAATTCTCCCTGGCTTCGGAATAATTTCACACATCGTAGCCTACTACTCGGGCAAAAAG---GAACCATTCGGCTACATGGGCATGGTCTGAGCCATAATGGCCATCGGTCTTCTTGGTTTTATTGTATGAGCCCATCACATGTTTACAGTCGGCATGGACGTAGACACCCGAGCCTACTTTACCTCTGCCACAATAATTATTGCCATCCCCACAGGAGTCAAAGTATTTAGCTGACTT---GCAACCTTGCATGGAGGA---TCAATTAAATGAGAAACCCCTATACTATGAGCCCTCGGCTTCATCTTCCTATTTACAGTGGGTGGCCTAACCGGAATTGTCCTAGCCAATTCATCCCTAGACATCGTATTACACGACACCTACTACGTAGTTGCCCATTTCCACTACGTC---CTCTCCATGGGTGCTGTATTTGCAATTATGGGTGCATTCGTACACTGATTCCCACTATTTTCAGGATACACACTCCACAGCACTTGAACTAAAATCCACTTCGGAGTAATGTTCATTGGTGTCAACCTAACCTTCTTCCCTCAACACTTCCTTGGTCTAGCTGGAATACCTCGA---CGATACTCCGACTACCCCGACGCCTACGCC---CTATGAAACTCCGTCTCCTCAATTGGCTCAATAGTCTCTCTAGTGGCAGTAATTATGTTCCTCTTTATCCTCTGAGAGGCCTTCACCGCTAAGCGAGAAGTC---CAATCAGTTGAACTAACAATGACAAAT
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Statistics of barcoding coverage: Takifugu chinensis

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLDS) Stats
Public Records: 2
Specimens with Barcodes: 6
Species With Barcodes: 1
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Conservation

Threats

Not Evaluated
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