Daysciaena albida (Cuvier, 1830)
Bengal corvina
Daysciaena albida
photo by Randall, J.E.

 Family:  Sciaenidae (Drums or croakers)
 Max. size:  90 cm SL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  benthopelagic, amphidromous
 Distribution:  Indian Ocean: India, Sri Lanka and Pakistan. Reported occurrences in Indonesia (particularly from Sumatra and west Borneo) cannot be verified (Sasaki, pers. comm.).
 Diagnosis:   
 Biology:  Found in coastal waters and estuaries (Ref. 4833). Important food fish.
 IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated  (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
 Country info:   
 

 Entered by: Agustin, Liza Q. - 06.08.94
 Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 15.07.13

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