Overview

Distribution

North Pacific: Hokkaido, Japan to the Bering Sea.
  • 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): 11 - 12; Dorsal soft rays (total): 20 - 22; Analspines: 0; Analsoft rays: 14 - 19
  • 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: 360 mm SL
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Max. size

36.0 cm SL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 559)); max. published weight: 800 g (Ref. 56557); max. reported age: 12 years (Ref. 56557)
  • 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)
  • Novikov, N.P., A.S. Sokolovsky, T.G. Sokolovskaya and Y.M. Yakovlev 2002 The fishes of Primorye. Vladivostok, Far Eastern State Tech. Fish. Univ., 552 p. (Ref. 56557)
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Diagnostic Description

Three zonal scale rows on body; a scale row of small ctenoid scales under the ventral scale row (Ref. 559). Four preopercular spines, the 2nd longest and simple, the 4th flattened; the first dorsal spine longer than the 2nd (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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Type Information

Cotype for Hemilepidotus gilberti
Catalog Number: USNM 50916
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Preparation: Illustration
Collector(s): D. Jordan & J. Snyder
Locality: Hakodate, Hokkaido, Japan, Hokkaido, Hokkaido Prefecture, Japan, Pacific
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Ecology

Habitat

Environment

demersal; marine; depth range 0 - 604 m (Ref. 50550)
  • Fedorov, V.V., I.A. Chereshnev, M.V. Nazarkin, A.V. Shestakov and V.V. Volobuev 2003 Catalog of marine and freswater fishes of the northern part of the Sea of Okhotsk. Vladivostok: Dalnauka, 2003. 204 p. (Ref. 50550)
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Depth range based on 2 specimens in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 1 sample.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 60 - 97
  Temperature range (°C): 1.276 - 1.276
  Nitrate (umol/L): 26.164 - 26.164
  Salinity (PPS): 33.220 - 33.220
  Oxygen (ml/l): 6.801 - 6.801
  Phosphate (umol/l): 2.057 - 2.057
  Silicate (umol/l): 53.235 - 53.235

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 60 - 97
 
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Life History and Behavior

Life Cycle

Oviparous. Non-copulatory. However according to one study, presence of fertilized eggs in the ovary may have resulted from spermatozoa entering the ovary through the ovarian fluid during spawning, and consequently fertilizing unspawned eggs in the ovaries (Ref. 47168). Fertilized eggs in the ovary develop abnormally however, due to the unavailability of needed elements such as oxygen in the ovary (Ref. 47168).
  • Breder, C.M. and D.E. Rosen 1966 Modes of reproduction in fishes. T.F.H. Publications, Neptune City, New Jersey. 941 p. (Ref. 205)
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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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