Lates japonicus Katayama & Taki, 1984
Japanese lates
Lates japonicus
photo by IGFA

Family:  Latidae (Lates perches)
Max. size:  130 cm TL (male/unsexed); max.weight: 33 kg
Environment:  demersal
Distribution:  Northwest Pacific: Japan.
Biology:  Juveniles ascend rivers. Commercially cultured in Japan.
IUCN Red List Status: Vulnerable (VU); Date assessed: 02 March 2018 (B1ab(iii,v); D2) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   

Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 15.09.92
Modified by: Bailly, Nicolas - 28.06.05
Checked by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 08.08.94

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