【Video】LASBOS card 006

006_ホッケ 𝘗𝘭𝘦𝘶𝘳𝘰𝘨𝘳𝘢𝘮𝘮𝘶𝘴 𝘢𝘻𝘰𝘯𝘶𝑠Okhotsk atka mackerel

Pleurogrammus azonus (Jordan & Metz, 1913)

   It also inhabits the southern coast of Honshu Island, such as Mie Prefecture, a little, but mostly inhabits the northeast region and the coast of Hokkaido, Japan. Small-sized fishes are seemed to be everywhere at once and migrate, while large-sized fish become non-migrating in coastal reefs. The spawning season is in November when males form territories on coastal rocks and induce females to spawn eggs. Afterward, the male takes care of the eggs without eating in 50-60 days until the eggs hatch, but the female does not take care of the eggs. Females prey on their eggs under poor prey conditions. The catch has been decreasing recently. The dried fish of this species is indispensable for taverns in Japan. Tasty.

学名:Pleurogrammus azonus (Jordan & Metz, 1913)