Hyperoglyphe japonica  (Döderlein, 1884)

Pacific barrelfish
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Centrolophidae (Medusafishes)
Etymology: Hyperoglyphe: Greek, hyper = over + Greek, glyphis = carved (Ref. 45335).

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecology

Marine; benthopelagic; oceanodromous (Ref. 51243); depth range 150 - 1537 m (Ref. 27311).   Temperate

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Northwest Pacific: central and southern Japan. Larvae found in Taiwan Strait (Ref. 43570).

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Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 90.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 559); max. published weight: 10.2 kg (Ref. 40637)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Juveniles associate with drifting seaweed (Ref. 12114, 12115). Adults found in deeper water, at depths greater than 100 m (Ref. 559). Plankton feeder (Ref. 12115).

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Masuda, H. and G.R. Allen, 1993. Meeresfische der Welt - Groß-Indopazifische Region. Tetra Verlag, Herrenteich, Melle. 528 p. (Ref. 9137)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 115941)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Fisheries: commercial
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Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 0.4 - 13.5, mean 7.9 (based on 132 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5156   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.9   ±0.63 se; Based on food items.
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  Low, minimum population doubling time 4.5 - 14 years (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  High vulnerability (57 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Very high.