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Johnius coitor  (Hamilton, 1822)

Coitor croaker
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Sciaenidae (Drums or croakers)

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; freshwater; brackish; demersal; amphidromous (Ref. 51243).   Tropical, preferred ?

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Indo-West Pacific: east coast of India, Bangladesh, Burma southward to about Singapore and Borneo around Brunei to Australia (Ref. 7050). Reported from Nepal (Ref. 9496).

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 16.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 4833); common length : 13.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 4833)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 10 - 12; Dorsal soft rays (total): 26-29; Anal spines: 2; Anal soft rays: 6 - 8

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Found in shallow coastal waters, estuaries and rivers (Ref. 9772).

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Sasaki, K., 2001. Sciaenidae. Croakers (drums). p.3117-3174. In K.E. Carpenter and V.H. Niem (eds.) FAO species identification guide for fishery purposes. The living marine resources of the Western Central Pacific. Volume 5. Bony fishes part 3 (Menidae to Pomacentridae). Rome, FAO. pp. 2791-3380. (Ref. 9772)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




Human uses

Fisheries: minor commercial
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