Liopropoma japonicum (Döderlein, 1883)
Liopropoma japonicum
photo by Shiina, M.

Family:  Serranidae (Sea basses: groupers and fairy basslets), subfamily: Liopropomatinae
Max. size:  18.8 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; marine
Distribution:  Northwest Pacific: known only from Japan (including the Ryukyu Islands) and Korea. Report from Taiwan (Ref. 5193).
Biology:  Found on the shelf and shelf edge, on rocky bottoms (Ref. 11230). Collected at a depth of about 100 m.
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 11 March 2015 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 09.03.95
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 15.07.13

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