Acanthopagrus sivicolus Akazaki, 1962
Okinawa seabream
Acanthopagrus sivicolus
photo by Suzuki, T.

Family:  Sparidae (Porgies)
Max. size:  45 cm SL (male/unsexed); max.weight: 2,500.0 g
Environment:  demersal
Distribution:  Northwest Pacific: endemic to the Ryukyu Islands including the Amami Islands in Japan.
Biology:  Young individuals are frequently found in brackish waters (Ref. 637). Commercially cultured in Japan.
IUCN Red List Status: Vulnerable (VU); Date assessed: 04 December 2009 (B2ab(iii,v)) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Agustin, Liza Q. - 20.11.92
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 18.07.13
Checked by: Agustin, Liza Q. - 02.08.94

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