Johnius heterolepis Bleeker, 1873
Large-scale croaker
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Family:  Sciaenidae (Drums or croakers)
Max. size:  15 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; marine
Distribution:  Indo-Pacific: Malaysia, Indonesia around the coasts of Sumatra and Java, including Singapore.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 11-11; Dorsal soft rays (total): 25-28; Anal spines: 2-2; Anal soft rays: 7-7. Greenish or bluish grey above, silvery below; fins yellowish (Ref. 9772).
Biology:  Inhabits shallow coastal waters (Ref. 9772).
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 30 July 2019 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 27.09.95
Modified by: Kesner-Reyes, Kathleen - 20.08.09
Checked by: Sasaki, Kunio - 02.10.95

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