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Tarphops oligolepis  (Bleeker, 1858)

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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Pleuronectiformes (Flatfishes) > Paralichthyidae (Large-tooth flounders)
Etymology: Tarphops: Grek, tarphos, -eos, -oys = impenetrable + Greek, ops = appearance (Ref. 45335).

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; demersal.   Temperate, preferred ?

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Northwest Pacific: Japan to Taiwan.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 6.5 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 33837); max. reported age: 2 years (Ref. 47703)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 0; Dorsal soft rays (total): 63-67; Anal spines: 0; Anal soft rays: 48 - 52; Vertebrae: 33 - 35. Soft ray count of pectoral fin refers to that on ocular side.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

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Distinct pairing (Ref. 205).

Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator : Amaoka, Kunio | Collaborators

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. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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