Classification / Names
Common names from other countries
Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 47.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 9563); max. published weight: 1.4 kg (Ref. 30476); max. reported age: 42 years (Ref. 30476)
Marine; demersal; depth range 50 - 750 m (Ref. 6390)
Climate / Range
Subtropical, preferred ?; 26°S - 55°S
Southwest Pacific: Australia and New Zealand. Two forms of ocean perch are recognized in waters off New South Wales, Australia (Ref. 6390). They are referred to as 'inshore' and 'offshore' forms based on their preferred depth ranges (Ref. 6390).
A closely related species, Helicolenus barathri, is known from New Zealand and its distribution may also include southern Australian waters (Ref. 30468, 30471).
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 90363)
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingMass conversion
Estimates of some properties based on models
Phylogenetic diversity index
PD50 = 0.5020 many relatives (e.g. carps) 0.5 - 2.0 few relatives (e.g. lungfishes)
4.0 ±0.74 se; Based on food items.
Low, minimum population doubling time 4.5 - 14 years (K=0.11-0.12; tmax=42; Fec=150,000)
High vulnerability (62 of 100)