Actinopteri (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes/Zoarcoidei
(Eelpouts and pricklebacks) > Lumpenidae
Etymology: Anisarchus: Greek, anisos = unequal + Greek, archos = anus (Ref. 45335).
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Marine; demersal; depth range 25 - 300 m (Ref. 50610), usually - m (Ref. ). Temperate; 0°C -
Northwest Pacific: Japan and Russia, Southern Primorye and Tatar Strait (Ref. 56557). Reported from South Korea (Ref. 77001).
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 17.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 56557)
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. 124695)
Threat to humans
Common namesSynonymsMetabolismPredatorsEcotoxicologyReproductionMaturitySpawningSpawning aggregationFecundityEggsEgg development
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingNutrientsMass conversion
Estimates based on models
Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969
): 5.6 - 17.6, mean 14.5 °C (based on 57 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.7500 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01000 (0.00244 - 0.04107), b=3.04 (2.81 - 3.27), in cm total length, based on all LWR estimates for this body shape (Ref. 93245
Trophic level (Ref. 69278
): 3.2 ±0.4 se; based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 120179
): High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low vulnerability (25 of 100) .
Nutrients (Ref. 124155
): Calcium = 72.1 [37.5, 135.4] mg/100g ; Iron = 0.341 [0.213, 0.598] mg/100g ; Protein = 18.1 [17.3, 19.0] % ; Omega3 = 0.456 [0.262, 0.813] g/100g ; Selenium = 15.8 [7.7, 34.4] μg/100g ; VitaminA = 18.9 [6.3, 55.2] μg/100g ; Zinc = 0.836 [0.566, 1.213] mg/100g (wet weight);