Lates japonicus Katayama & Taki, 1984
Japanese lates
Lates japonicus
photo by IGFA

 Family:  Latidae (Lates perches)
 Max. size:  130 cm TL (male/unsexed); max.weight: 33 kg
 Environment:  demersal
 Distribution:  Northwest Pacific: Japan.
 Diagnosis:   
 Biology:  Juveniles ascend rivers. Commercially cultured in Japan.
 IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated  (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
 Country info:   
 

 Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 15.09.92
 Modified by: Bailly, Nicolas - 28.06.05
 Checked by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 08.08.94

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