Teleostei (teleosts) > Centrarchiformes
(Basses) > Latridae
Etymology: Goniistius: Name from the Greek -gon for angled and 'istion' for sail; referring to the oblique bars found on many species.
b ars f o u n d o n m a n y s p e ci es..
More on author: Cuvier.
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Marine; benthopelagic. Tropical
Pacific Ocean: central Honshu southward, South China Sea and Taiwan.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?, range 26 - ? cm
Max length : 45.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 559)
Commercially cultured in Japan.
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
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. 126983)
Threat to humans
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingNutrientsMass conversion
Estimates based on models
Preferred temperature (Ref. 123201
): 17.1 - 26.5, mean 22.5 °C (based on 126 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82804
= 0.5000 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01175 (0.00560 - 0.02463), b=3.04 (2.86 - 3.22), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245
Trophic level (Ref. 69278
): 3.3 ±0.3 se; based on diet studies.
Resilience (Ref. 120179
): Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Fishing Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low to moderate vulnerability (35 of 100).
Nutrients (Ref. 124155
): Calcium = 80.9 [54.4, 137.4] mg/100g; Iron = 0.789 [0.504, 1.246] mg/100g; Protein = 17.7 [15.9, 19.5] %; Omega3 = 0.212 [0.128, 0.348] g/100g; Selenium = 59.8 [32.9, 113.3] μg/100g; VitaminA = 32.7 [12.0, 87.8] μg/100g; Zinc = 1.32 [0.99, 1.81] mg/100g (wet weight);