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Lestrolepis japonica  (Tanaka, 1908)

Japanese barracudina
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Aulopiformes (Grinners) > Paralepididae (Barracudinas)
Etymology: Lestrolepis: Greek, lestris, -idos = bandit + Greek,lepis = scale (Ref. 45335).

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; pelagic-oceanic.   Subtropical

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Western Pacific: Japan to Australia (including Western Australia). South China Sea and East China Sea (Ref.74511).

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 19.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 50621); max. reported age: 4 years (Ref. 50621)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Mesopelagic species (Ref. 7300, 75154).

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Synchronous hermaphrodite (Ref. 84976).

Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator : Thompson, Bruce | Collaborators

Paxton, J.R., D.F. Hoese, G.R. Allen and J.E. Hanley, 1989. Pisces. Petromyzontidae to Carangidae. Zoological Catalogue of Australia, Vol. 7. Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra, 665 p. (Ref. 7300)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 115941)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 7.4 - 14.8, mean 9.8 (based on 296 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.6250   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00324 (0.00123 - 0.00854), b=3.08 (2.85 - 3.31), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.8   ±0.6 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (tm=4; k >0.3; Fec=300-500 (batch fecundity)).
Prior r = 0.96, 2 SD range = 0.41 - 2.29, log(r) = -0.04, SD log(r) = 0.43, Based on: 1 K, 1 tmax, 2 Fec records
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (12 of 100) .