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Overview

Comprehensive Description

Biology

Found in the neritic zone (Ref. 11230). Spawning school captured with gill-net in early summer. Common and commercially valued. Used in Chinese medicine (Ref. 12166).
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Distribution

Western North Pacific.
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Northwest Pacific: southern Japan and Taiwan (Ref. 5193). Not in Russia as in (Ref. 27863) (Parin, pers. comm.).
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Physical Description

Size

Maximum size: 350 mm SL
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Max. size

35.0 cm SL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 559))
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Ecology

Habitat

Environment

pelagic-neritic; marine; depth range 0 - ? m
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Trophic Strategy

Feeds on zooplankton.
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Statistics of barcoding coverage: Cheilopogon agoo

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLDS) Stats
Public Records: 0
Specimens with Barcodes: 2
Species With Barcodes: 1
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Conservation

Threats

Not Evaluated
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Relevance to Humans and Ecosystems

Benefits

Importance

fisheries: commercial
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