Classification / Names
Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa
Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes
(Perch-likes) > Acropomatidae
(Lanternbellies, temperate ocean-basses)
Etymology: yamanouei: Named for Yusuke Yamanoue, Tokyo (Japan), for his many contributions re acropomatid fishes and for recognizing that these fishes might represent an undescribed species.
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Marine; pelagic-oceanic; depth range 80 - 100 m (Ref. 116586). Subtropical
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Point map | Introductions | Faunafri
Restricted to an antitropical distribution; off Taiwan, Timor Sea, off NW Australia.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 10.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 116586)
Morphology | Morphometrics
soft rays: 7. This deep-bodied species is distinguished by the following characters: strongly convex dorsal head profile and pointed snout; A II + 7; pectoral-fin rays 14-15, pectoral length 23.5-26.5% SL; gill rakers 14-16; pseudobranchial filaments 18-23; first anal-fin pterygiophore moderately long and straight, with broad, hollow tip; vomer triangular with V-shaped tooth patch, anteriorly with reduced dentition, and one large tooth on either side posteriorly; palatines are narrow, with 1-2 rows of granular teeth; ectopterygoid is short, wide, with 3-6 rows of granular teeth; orbital diameter 11.0-12.8% SL; a small spike on preopercular lobe or smooth; otolith compact (OL:OH = 1.55-1.65), with intensely crenulated rims, particularly posteriorly (Ref. 116586).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Schwarzhans, W.W. and A.M. Prokofiev, 2017. Reappraisal of Synagrops, Günther, 1887 with rehabilitation and revision of Parascombrops Alcock, 1889 including description of seven new species and two new genera (Perciformes: Acropomatidae). Zootaxa 4260(1):1-74. (Ref. 116586)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)
CITES (Ref. 115941)
Threat to humans
CountriesFAO areasEcosystemsOccurrencesIntroductionsStocksEcologyDietFood itemsFood consumptionRation
Common namesSynonymsMetabolismPredatorsEcotoxicologyReproductionMaturitySpawningFecundityEggsEgg development
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingMass conversion
Estimates of some properties based on models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.5001 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278
): 3.5 ±0.5 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278
): High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .