Overview

Distribution

Northwest Pacific: Japan and the Sea of Japan.
  • Masuda, H., K. Amaoka, C. Araga, T. Uyeno and T. Yoshino 1984 The fishes of the Japanese Archipelago. Vol. 1. Tokai University Press, Tokyo, Japan. 437 p. (text). (Ref. 559)
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Western North Pacific.
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Physical Description

Morphology

Dorsal spines (total): 0; Dorsal soft rays (total): 12 - 13; Analspines: 0; Analsoft rays: 10 - 13
  • Masuda, H., K. Amaoka, C. Araga, T. Uyeno and T. Yoshino 1984 The fishes of the Japanese Archipelago. Vol. 1. Tokai University Press, Tokyo, Japan. 437 p. (text). (Ref. 559)
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Size

Maximum size: 150 mm SL
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Max. size

15.0 cm SL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 559))
  • Masuda, H., K. Amaoka, C. Araga, T. Uyeno and T. Yoshino 1984 The fishes of the Japanese Archipelago. Vol. 1. Tokai University Press, Tokyo, Japan. 437 p. (text). (Ref. 559)
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Diagnostic Description

Body covered with prickles. Body dark green or dark brown dorsally, covered with many irregular white stripes; white ventrally (Ref. 559).
  • Masuda, H., K. Amaoka, C. Araga, T. Uyeno and T. Yoshino 1984 The fishes of the Japanese Archipelago. Vol. 1. Tokai University Press, Tokyo, Japan. 437 p. (text). (Ref. 559)
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Ecology

Habitat

Environment

demersal; marine
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Depth range based on 1 specimen in 1 taxon.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 6.1 - 6.1
 
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Barcode data: Takifugu exascurus

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---GACCAGATTTACAATGTAATCGTTACAGCCCATGCATTCGTAATGATTTTCTTTATAGTAATACCAATCATGATTGGAGGCTTTGGAAACTGATTAGTTCCCCTTATA---ATTGGGGCCCCAGACATGGCCTTCCCCCGAATAAACAACATAAGCTTCTGACTGCTTCCCCCATCCTTCCTCCTTCTACTCGCATCCTCTGGAGTAGAAGCCGGAGCGGGTACGGGCTGAACCGTTTACCCACCCCTAGCAGGAAATCTTGCCCACGCAGGAGCTTCTGTAGACCTT---ACCATCTTCTCTCTTCATCTTGCAGGGGTCTCCTCTATTCTAGGGGCAATCAACTTCATCACAACTATCATTAACATGAAACCCCCAGCAATCTCACAATACCAAACACCCCTTTTCGTGTGAGCCGTCTTAATTACTGCTGTACTTCTCCTGCTCTCCCTTCCAGTACTTGCAGCA---GGGATTACAATACTTCTCACTGACCGAAACCTAAATACAACCTTCTTTGACCCAGCAGGAGGAGGAGACCCCATCCTGTACCAACACTTATTCTGATTCTTTGGGCACCCTGAAGTCTACATTCTAATTCTCCCCGGCTTCGGAATAATCTCGCATATCGTAGCCTACTACTCGGGCAAAAAG---GAACCATTCGGTTACATGGGCATGGTATGAGCCATGATGGCCATCGGTCTTCTTGGCTTCATTGTATGAGCCCACCACATGTTTACAGTTGGCATGGACGTAGACACCCGAGCCTACTTTACCTCCGCCACAATAATTATTGCCATCCCAACAGGGGTAAAAGTATTCAGCTGACTT---GCAACCTTGCATGGAGGA---TCAATTAAATGAGAAACCCCCATACTATGGGCCCTCGGCTTCATCTTCCTATTTACAGTGGGTGGCCTAACCGGAATTGTCCTGGCCAACTCATCCCTAGACATTGTGTTACACGACACCTACTACGTAGTTGCCCACTTCCACTATGTC---CTCTCCATGGGTGCTGTATTTGCAATTATGGGTGCATTCGTGCACTGATTCCCACTATTCTCAGGATACACACTCCACAGTACTTGAACTAAAATTCACTTCGGAGTAATGTTCATTGGTGTCAACCTAACCTTCTTCCCTCAACACTTCCTTGGCCTAGCTGGAATACCTCGA---CGATATTCCGACTACCCCGACGCCTACGCC---CTATGAAACTCTGTCTCCTCAATTGGATCAATAGTCTCTCTAGTGGCAGTTATTATGTTCCTCTTTATCCTCTGAGAAGCCTTCACCGCTAAGCGAGAAGTC---CAATCAGTTGAACTAACAATGACAAAT
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Statistics of barcoding coverage: Takifugu exascurus

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

Threats

Not Evaluated
  • IUCN 2006 2006 IUCN red list of threatened species. www.iucnredlist.org. Downloaded July 2006.
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Relevance to Humans and Ecosystems

Benefits

Importance

bait: occasionally
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