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Ratabulus megacephalus  (Tanaka, 1917)

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Actinopterígios (peces con aletas radiadas) > Scorpaeniformes (Scorpionfishes and flatheads) > Platycephalidae (Flatheads)

Medioambiente / Clima / Gama Ecología

; marino demersal; rango de profundidad 79 - 261 m (Ref. 9790).   Temperate, preferred ?

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North Western Pacific: East and South China seas; southern Japan, Korea, Taiwan, Hainan Island and northern Philippines.

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Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 35.0 cm TL macho / no sexado; (Ref. 9790); common length : 30.0 cm TL macho / no sexado; (Ref. 9790)

Short description Morfología | Morfometría

Espinas dorsales (total): 10; Radios blandos dorsales (total): 11-12; Espinas anales 0; Radios blandos anales: 12. This species is distinguished by the following characters: 94-112 anteroventrally slanted oblique scale rows above lateral line; snout length 31.2-35.7% HL, markedly decreasing in length proportionally with growth; pectoral fin length 13.9-17.0% SL; pelvic fin length 19.5-23.1% SL; nasal bone without tubercles; dorsal surface of head and body dark brown, with small, round, dark-brown spots; and pelvic fin with small brown to black spots (Ref. 86254).

Biología     Glosario (por ej. epibenthic)

Taken by trawling at depths of 79 to 261m. Recorded by Galathea Station 539 as being dredged over gravel (Ref. 9790).

Life cycle and mating behavior Madurez | Reproducción | Puesta | Huevos | Fecundidad | Larva

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Imamura, H. and M.F. Gomon, 2010. Taxonomic revision of the genus Ratabulus (Teleostei: Platycephalidae), with descriptions of two new species from Australia. Memoirs of Museum Victoria 67:19-33. (Ref. 86254)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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