Tanakius kitaharae (Jordan & Starks, 1904)
Willowy flounder
photo by Shiina, M.

 Family:  Pleuronectidae (Righteye flounders), subfamily: Pleuronectinae
 Max. size:  30 cm SL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  demersal; depth range 100 - 200 m
 Distribution:  Northwest Pacific: Southern Hokkaido, Japan to the Yellow Sea, Gulf of Bo Hai, East China Sea and Taiwan.
 Diagnosis:   
 Biology:  Inhabits sand and mud bottoms (Ref. 9137, 11230).
 IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated  (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
 Country info:   
 

 Entered by: Binohlan, Crispina B. - 08.11.93
 Modified by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 09.11.04
 Checked by: Amaoka, Kunio - 26.10.95

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