Allocareproctus jordani  (Burke, 1930)

Cherry snailfish
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Scorpaeniformes (Scorpionfishes and flatheads) > Liparidae (Snailfishes)
Etymology: Allocareproctus: Greek, allos = other + Greek, kara, kare = face + Greek, proktos = anus (Ref. 45335);  jordani: Specific name is a patronym honoring David Starr Jordan.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; bathydemersal; depth range 75 - 631 m (Ref. 57077), usually 300 - 500 m (Ref. 56456).   Deep-water

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Northwest Pacific: off Honshu, Japan at Sagami Bay, Kuril Islands, and eastern Okhotsk Sea.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 34.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 56456); common length : 20.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 56456); max. published weight: 730.00 g (Ref. 56456); max. reported age: 8 years (Ref. 56456)

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Diagnosis: Simple teeth or with weak shoulders; nasal pore 1 with pigmented papilla; black peritoneum; single, finger-like projection on the orobuccal valve, its cavity pale; gill rakers 8 - 12, short and blunt; interorbital papilla may be present or absent; pyloric caeca on the right side; body is red; iris silver gray (Ref. 57077).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Smallest female with yolked eggs measured 10.5. cm SL; smallest male with enlarged, swollen testes 7.45 cm SL (Ref. 57077).

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Chernova, N.V., D.L. Stein and A.P. Andriashev, 2004. Family Liparidae Scopoli 1777 snailfishes. Calif. Acad. Sci. Annotated Checklists of Fishes (31):72. (Ref. 51661)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Fisheries: of no interest
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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5312   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01072 (0.00547 - 0.02099), b=3.09 (2.91 - 3.27), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this species & (Sub)family-body (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.6   ±0.58 se; Based on food items.
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (Assuming tmax>3).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low to moderate vulnerability (34 of 100) .