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Astrocottus oyamai  Watanabe, 1958

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Scorpaeniformes (Scorpionfishes and flatheads) > Cottidae (Sculpins)
Etymology: Astrocottus: Greek, astra = ray + Greek, kottos = a fish (Ref. 45335).

Issue
Treated as nomen dubium in Tsuruoka et al., 2008 (Ref. 76844).

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; demersal; depth range ? - 100 m (Ref. 559).   Temperate, preferred ?

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Northwest Pacific: known only from off Misaki, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 5.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 559)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

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Tsuruoka, O., S. Maruyama and M. Yabe, 2008. Revision of the Cottid Genus Astrocottus Bolin (Perciformes: Cattoidei), with the description of a new species from Northern Japan. Bull. Natl. Mus. Sci. Ser. A. Suppl. 2:25-37. (Ref. 76844)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 109396)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5625   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00891 (0.00349 - 0.02279), b=3.12 (2.89 - 3.35), based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.2   ±0.3 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (24 of 100) .