Kaupichthys japonicus Matsubara & Asano, 1960
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Family:  Chlopsidae (False morays)
Max. size:  23.8 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; marine
Distribution:  Western Pacific: Japan and the South China Sea.
Diagnosis:  Vertebrae: 109-109
Biology:  Specimens collected in a pool surrounded by coral heads with fine sandy bottom. Apparently spawns in the summer (Ref. 41416).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 28.02.02
Modified by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 11.03.02

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