Bothus myriaster, Indo-Pacific oval flounder : fisheries

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Bothus myriaster (Temminck & Schlegel, 1846)

Indo-Pacific oval flounder
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Classification / Names Nomi Comuni | Sinonimi | Catalog of Fishes(Genere, Specie) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

> Pleuronectiformes (Flatfishes) > Bothidae (Lefteye flounders)
Etymology: More on authors: Temminck & Schlegel.

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

marino demersale; distribuzione batimetrica 10 - 155 m (Ref. 9824). Tropical; 37°N - 32°S, 35°E - 160°E

Distribuzione Stati | Aree FAO | Ecosystems | Presenze | Point map | Introduzioni | Faunafri

Indo-West Pacific: definitely recorded from Inhambane, Mozambique; throughout the Indian Ocean to Java, Sumatra, Viet Nam, Philippines, Taiwan, South Korea, Japan, and Lord Howe Island (Ref. 9824).

Size / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 27.0 cm TL maschio/sesso non determinato; (Ref. 9824)

Short description Morfologia | Morfometria

Spine dorsali (totale): 0; Raggi dorsali molli (totale): 87-97; Spine anali 0; Raggi anali molli: 61 - 73. Distinguished by cycloid scales on the ocular side, except for upper and lower margins of body, and a shorter lower jaw (2.3 to 2.9 times in head length). Body almost circular in shape in young, becoming ovate with growth.

Biologia     Glossario (es. epibenthic)

Rare species (Ref. 9824). Found in sandy and muddy areas of the continental shelf (Ref. 5213). Feeds on benthic animals (Ref. 9824). Most sexually dimorphic characters develop at about 8 cm SL (Ref. 9824). Marketed fresh or used in making fish meal (Ref. 9824).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturità | Riproduzione | Deposizione | Uova | Fecundity | Larve

Main reference Upload your references | Bibliografia | Coordinatore : Amaoka, Kunio | Collaboratori

Hensley, D.A., 1986. Bothidae. p. 854-863. In M.M. Smith and P.C. Heemstra (eds.) Smiths' sea fishes. Springer-Verlag, Berlin. (Ref. 4417)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 125652)

  Least Concern (LC) ; Date assessed: 15 November 2019

CITES

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





Human uses

Pesca: commerciale
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Estimates based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 123201): 22.1 - 28.4, mean 27.1 °C (based on 860 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82804):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01047 (0.00446 - 0.02457), b=3.04 (2.86 - 3.22), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this Genus-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic level (Ref. 69278):  3.5   ±0.37 se; based on food items.
Resilienza (Ref. 120179):  Medio, tempo minimo di raddoppiamento della popolazione 1.4 - 4.4 anni (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Fishing Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (17 of 100).
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Very high.
Nutrients (Ref. 124155):  Calcium = 153 [80, 293] mg/100g ; Iron = 0.74 [0.43, 1.30] mg/100g ; Protein = 17.8 [16.5, 19.3] % ; Omega3 = 0.171 [0.089, 0.332] g/100g ; Selenium = 52.8 [25.7, 109.9] μg/100g ; VitaminA = 22.2 [6.6, 80.3] μg/100g ; Zinc = 1.01 [0.67, 1.48] mg/100g (wet weight);