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Johnius philippinus  Sasaki, 1999

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Sciaenidae (Drums or croakers)
Etymology: philippinus: Named for its type locality.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; demersal.   Tropical, preferred ?

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Western Central Pacific: Philippines.

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Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 6.7 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 35863)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 11; Dorsal soft rays (total): 29-32. Eye diameter 28-35% HL; interorbital width 23-28% HL; upper jaw length 37-44% HL; lower jaw length 45-53% HL. Anterior margin of snout broadly rounded from dorsal aspect; rounded chin; 3 pairs of mental pores, 1st pair close together, opening in a common pit on ventral aspect of chin; upper jaw enlarged without strong anterior teeth; spinous dorsal fin without scales; last well-developed pleural rib on 11th vertebra; lateral line without conspicuous white streak (Ref. 35863)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

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Sasaki, K., 1999. Johnius (Johnieops) philippinus, a new sciaenid from the Philippines, with a synopsis of species included in the subgenus Johnieops. Ichthyol. Res. 46(3):271-279. (Ref. 35863)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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