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Pterygotrigla megalops  (Fowler, 1938)

Large eye gurnard
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Actinopterygii (strålfeniga fiskar) > Scorpaeniformes (Scorpionfishes and flatheads) > Triglidae (Searobins) > Pterygotriglinae
Etymology: Pterygotrigla: Greek, pterigion, diminutive of pteryx = wing, fin + Greek, trigla, es = red mullet (Ref. 45335).

Miljö / Klimat / Range Ekologi

; marina djupbottenlevande; djupintervall 340 - 500 m (Ref. 9771).   Deep-water, preferred ?

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Western Pacific: Philippines, Saipan, southern Japan and Australia (off Queensland).

Size / Vikt / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 20.0 cm SL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 95016)

Short description Morfologi | Morfometri

Taggstrålar i ryggfenan (totalt): 7 - 8; Mjukstrålar i ryggfenan (totalt): 12; Mjukstrålar i analfenan: 12; Ryggkotor: 26 - 27. This species is distinguished by the following characters: no antrorse AIO spine, long (20-28%SL); pectoral fin reaches just beyond anal fin origin (32-36% SL); eye large (11-15% SL); pterygiophores exposed along base of D1 (large plates including one in advance of first D1 spine) and D2 fins with small spines at ray bases that are directed anteriorly (Ref. 95016).

Biologi     Ordlista (t.ex. epibenthic)

Inhabits continental shelves and insular areas. Rare deepwater species.

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

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Richards, W.J. and T. Yato, 2014. Revision of the subgenus Parapterygotrigla (Pisces: Triglidae: Pterygotrigla). Zootaxa 3768(1):23-42. (Ref. 95016)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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