Siniperca knerii Garman, 1912
Big-eye mandarin fish
Siniperca knerii
photo by CAFS

 Family:  Percichthyidae (Temperate perches)
 Max. size:  31.7 cm SL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  benthopelagic
 Distribution:  Asia: China (Ref. 33450) and Viet Nam (Ref. 89724).
 Diagnosis:  High body, side flat, ridgy backside. Eye bigger, lower jaw protruding, upper jaw outstretch to the area under the eye. Anomalistic macula and dark spots on the sides; 5-6 inconspicuous horizontal stripes on the sides (Ref. 85820).
 IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient  (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
 Country info:   

 Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 17.02.00

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