Source

Fish name

TL (%)

PL (%)

NL (%)

Japan

Plectropomus leopardus

2.0±0.3

38.7±5.6

61.3±5.6

  ovary

Pristipomoides argyrogrammicus

2.6±0.1

61.4±1.4

38.6±1.4

 

Lutjanus gibbus

4.6±0.3

58.9±4.1

41.1±4.1

 

Lethrinus miniatus

5.0±0.3

33.5±2.1

66.5±2.1

 

Lethrinus atkinsoni

4.9±0.6

63.9±1.2

36.1±1.2

 

Siganus guttatus

8.4±0.9

28.5±0.8

71.5±0.8

 

Siganus canaliculatus

11.0±0.6

31.4±0.4

68.6±0.4

 

Siganus virgatus

3.6±0.1

12.3±1.2

87.7±1.2

Philippines

Cephalopholis argus

17.2±2.5

53.3±19.4

46.7±19.4

  ovary

Cephalopholis cyanostigma

20.4±1.4

34.5±0.7

65.5±0.7

 

Epinephelus areolatus

20.6±1.0

44.2±1.9

55.8±1.9

 

Epinephelus quoyanus

12.4±0.6

83.6±2.1

16.4±2.1

 

Epinephelus sp.1

18.4±1.4

86.7±0.4

13.3±0.4

 

Epinephelus sp.2

4.2

41.4

58.6

 

Plectropomus leopardus

17.8±3.3

37.2±0.2

62.8±0.2

 

Lutjanus decussatus

28.0±16.2

28.2±15.4

71.8±15.4

 

Lutjanus erythropterus

23.5±0.9

36.3±1.8

63.8±1.8

 

Cheilio inermis

22.7±1.2

35.1±1.4

64.9±1.4

 

Siganus canaliculatus

24.6±2.5

31.5±4.4

68.5±4.4

Average

 

 

44.8±4.6

55.2±4.6

Japan

 

 

 

 

  testis

Lethrinus atkinsoni

2.4±0.0

74.8±2.3

25.2±2.3

 

Lethrinus nebulosus

1.2±0.1

57.5±0.8

42.6±0.8

 

Lethrinus ornatus

nd

nd

nd

 

Siganus guttatus

2.6±0.3

43.7±3.3

56.3±3.3

 

Siganus virgatus

3.4±0.5

53.5±6.1

46.5±6.1

Average

 

 

57.4±6.5

42.7±6.5

* Wet basis for Ishigaki samples and dry basis for Philippine samples.
Table 2: Composition of total lipid (%)*, neutral lipid (NL, % of total lipid) and polar lipid (PL, % of total lipid) (mean valueħS.E.).
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