Kathala axillaris (Cuvier, 1830)
Kathala croaker
Kathala axillaris
photo by Hasan, M.E.

Family:  Sciaenidae (Drums or croakers)
Max. size:  27 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; marine
Distribution:  Indian Ocean: coasts of India and Sri Lanka. Reported from Pakistan (Ref. 2872).
Biology:  Found in shallow coastal waters.
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 27 September 2018 Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 27.06.95
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 15.07.13

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