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Johnius macrorhynus  (Lal Mohan, 1976)

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

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; benthopelagic.   Tropical, preferred ?

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Indo-Pacific: India and Sri Lanka to the South China Sea, Borneo and the Malay Peninsula.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 30.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 9772); common length : 22.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 9772)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 11; Dorsal soft rays (total): 27-30; Anal spines: 2; Anal soft rays: 7. Lower part of body with a golden tinge; pectoral, pelvic and anal fins yellow; a faint steel blue blotch on gill cover (Ref. 9772).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Inhabits shallow coastal waters (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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