Anguilla japonica, Japanese eel : fisheries, aquaculture

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Anguilla japonica Temminck & Schlegel, 1846

Japanese eel
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> Anguilliformes (Eels and morays) > Anguillidae (Freshwater eels)
Etymology: Anguilla: Latin, anguilla, .-ae = eel (Ref. 45335).
More on authors: Temminck & Schlegel.

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

; marien; zoetwater; brakwater demersaal; katadroom (Ref. 51243); diepteverspreiding 1 - 400 m (Ref. 6898). Subtropical; 4°C - 27°C (Ref. 12468); 46°N - 15°N, 105°E - 170°E

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Asia: Japan to the East China Sea, Taiwan, Korea, China and northern Philippines. Spawning grounds of this species are presumed to be in the western Mariana Islands, at a salinity front near 15°N and 140°E (Ref. 54488). Most expensive food fish in Japan. Introduced elsewhere.

Size / Gewicht / Leeftijd

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 150 cm TL mannelijk/geslacht niet bekend; (Ref. 9828); common length : 40.0 cm SL mannelijk/geslacht niet bekend; (Ref. 35840); Maximaal gepubliceerd gewicht: 1.9 kg (Ref. 82795)

Korte beschrijving Morfologie | Morfometrie

Wervels: 114 - 118. Plain-colored.

Biologie     Verklarende woordenlijst (b.v. epibenthic)

Spawning occurs in the sea; small eels ascend the rivers in schools; develop and grow in freshwater. The species may crawl over land at night from one place to another (Ref. 5258, 11230). Adults feed on crustaceans, insects and fish (Ref. 5258). Maximum weight given (1889 g) has a maximum length of 100.8 cm TL in Ref. 82795. Utilized fresh, smoked, canned and frozen; eaten steamed, broiled and baked (Ref. 9988). Used in Chinese medicine (Ref. 12166).

Life cycle and mating behavior Geslachtsrijpheid | Voortplanting | Kuitschieten | Eieren | Fecundity | Larven

Assuming reproductive mode to be the same as that of Anguilla anguilla.

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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)

Status op de Rode Lijst van het IUCN (Ref. 125652)

  Bedreigd (EN) (A2bcd); Date assessed: 06 November 2018

CITES

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Gevaarlijk voor mensen

  Harmless





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Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 2.5 - 23.3, mean 17 °C (based on 432 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00062 (0.00039 - 0.00098), b=3.18 (3.05 - 3.31), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for species & Genus-BS (Ref. 93245).
Trophic level (Ref. 69278):  3.6   ±0.51 se; based on food items.
Generation time: 15.7 ( na - na) years. Estimated as median ln(3)/K based on 1 growth studies.
Weerstandsvermogen (Ref. 120179):  laag, minimale populatieverdubbelingstijd 4,5-14 jaar (K=0.07).
Fishing Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  High to very high vulnerability (71 of 100) .
Climate Vulnerability (Ref. 125649):   (0 of 100) .
Prijsklasse (Ref. 80766):   Unknown.
Nutrients (Ref. 124155):  Calcium = 53.7 [28.4, 107.8] mg/100g ; Iron = 0.903 [0.562, 1.576] mg/100g ; Protein = 19.6 [18.6, 20.8] % ; Omega3 = 0.757 [0.332, 1.726] g/100g ; Selenium = 44.4 [21.4, 95.7] μg/100g ; VitaminA = 9.54 [1.81, 53.06] μg/100g ; Zinc = 0.804 [0.513, 1.260] mg/100g (wet weight); based on nutrient studies.