Spawning Aggregations of Anguilla japonica

Main Ref. Tsukamoto K, Chow S, Otake T, Kurogi H, Mochioka N, Miller MJ, Aoyama J, Kimura S, Watanabe S, Yoshinaga T, Shinoda A, Kuroki M, Oya M, Watanabe T, Hata K, Ijiri S, Kazeto Y, Nomura K, Tanaka H., 2011, Oceanic spawning ecology of freshwater eels in the western North Pacific., Nature Communications 2:179 DoI: 10.1038/ncomms1174; FAO , 2013, Species Fact Sheets: Anguilla japonica (Temminck & Schlegel, 1847), Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Fisheries and Aquaculture Department. accessed on the web 2013-08-24.
Spawning type Unknown
Aggregation type Unknown
Spawning evidence
Direct
In water egg collection; Postovulatory follicles
Indirect
GSI; Mature gonads
Status Decreasing
Lunar phase New moon;
Habitat type Sea mount; Unspecified
Habitat type Sea mount; Unspecified
Management Gear Purse seine
Country Japan
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