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Lates japonicus  Katayama & Taki, 1984

Japanese lates
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Latidae (Lates perches)
Etymology: Lates: Latin, lateo, latere = to be hidden.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; freshwater; brackish; demersal.   Subtropical; 45°N - 24°N

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 130 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 40637); max. published weight: 33.0 kg (Ref. 40637)

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Northwest Pacific: Japan.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Juveniles ascend rivers. Commercially cultured in Japan.

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Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Masuda, H., K. Amaoka, C. Araga, T. Uyeno and T. Yoshino, 1984. The fishes of the Japanese Archipelago. Vol. 1. Tokai University Press, Tokyo, Japan. 437 p. (text). (Ref. 559)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 96402)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




Human uses

Fisheries: commercial; gamefish: yes
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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5006   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  4.3   ±0.7 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  High vulnerability (64 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Unknown.