Monocentris japonica, Pineconefish : aquarium

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Monocentris japonica (Houttuyn, 1782)

Pineconefish
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Actinopterygii (strålfeniga fiskar) > Beryciformes (Sawbellies) > Monocentridae (Pinecone fishes)
Etymology: Monocentris: Greek, monos = one + Greek, kentron = sting (Ref. 45335).

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

; marina revassocierade; djupintervall 1 - 250 m (Ref. 100719).   Tropical

Utbredning Länder | FAO områden | Ekosystem | Förekomster | Point map | Utplanteringar | Faunafri

Indo-West Pacific: Red Sea and South Africa (Ref. 6620) and Mauritius (Ref. 9710) to southern Japan (Ref. 559), southwest Sumatra to Bali Strait, Timor Sea in Indonesia, the Arafura Sea (Ref. 9819), Darwin to Northwest Cape, Australia and from New Zealand (Ref. 5755).

Size / Vikt / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 17.0 cm TL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 3131); common length : 12.0 cm SL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 5978)

Short description Morfologi | Morfometri

Taggstrålar i ryggfenan (totalt): 5 - 6; Mjukstrålar i ryggfenan (totalt): 11-12; Taggstrålar i analfenan 0; Mjukstrålar i analfenan: 9 - 11. Body except for caudal peduncle armored with huge, immovable scales. Lateral line scales present but without opening. Dorsal fin spines large, without membrane. Pelvic fin spine large, with locking mechanism. Anal fin without spine. Body yellow, scales outlined in black; lower jaw black. There is a pair of light organs each side of chin.

Biologi     Ordlista (t.ex. epibenthic)

Found in the sublittoral zone (Ref. 11230), under ledges and caves of rocky reefs (Ref. 9710). Forms schools (Ref. 6620). Adults are found between 20 and 200 m depth, juveniles occasionally in shallower water (Ref. 9650). Regularly displayed in public aquaria.

Life cycle and mating behavior Könsmognad | Reproduktion | Lek | Ägg | Fecundity | Larver

Main reference Upload your references | referenser | Koordinator : Moore, Jon A. | Medarbetare

Masuda, H., K. Amaoka, C. Araga, T. Uyeno and T. Yoshino, 1984. The fishes of the Japanese Archipelago. Vol. 1. Tokai University Press, Tokyo, Japan. 437 p. (text). (Ref. 559)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)


CITES (Ref. 118484)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





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Fiskeri: saknar intresse; Akvarium: Kommersiell
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Estimates based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 15.9 - 28.2, mean 25.4 (based on 1404 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.6875   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01995 (0.00906 - 0.04395), b=3.01 (2.83 - 3.19), in cm Total Length, based on all LWR estimates for this body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trofisk nivå (Ref. 69278):  3.5   ±0.6 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resiliens (Ref. 120179):  Låg, lägsta populationsfördubblingstid 4,5-14 år (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Moderate vulnerability (42 of 100) .