Tosana niwae Smith & Pope, 1906
Threadtail anthias
photo by FAO

Family:  Serranidae (Sea basses: groupers and fairy basslets), subfamily: Anthiinae
Max. size:  16 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal
Distribution:  Western Pacific: southern Japan to the South China Sea.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Caught in fairly deep water. Found in sandy-muddy bottoms of coastal deep waters (Ref. 41299).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 25.05.96
Modified by: Valdestamon, Roxanne Rei - 17.11.14

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