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Lateolabrax latus (Asian seabass)

Language: Japanese; Korean; Mandarin Chinese

Wikipedia Abstract

The blackfin seabass, Lateolabrax latus, is a species of Asian seabass native to the western Pacific in the coastal waters of central Japan and South Korea. This species is found in shallow waters in rocky areas, in demersal marine environments where the number of large predators such as sharks is low, and the population of prey species such as crustaceans, worms, shellfish, and small fish is high. It can reach a length of 94 cm (37 in) and has been recorded weighing up to 9.1 kg (20 lb). It is a commercially important fish, but is commonly referred to accidentally as the black sea bass (Centropristis). It is also a very popular game fish, and is commonly farmed for a variety of reasons, from being kept in aquariums, game fishing, fertilizer, and food for marine zoo creatures. It is known
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Prey / Diet

Girella punctata (Largescale blackfish)[1]
Lateolabrax latus (Asian seabass)[1]


Lateolabrax latus (Asian seabass)[1]


Japan; Korea, Republic of; Northwest Pacific: central Japan (Ref. 9137) and South Korea (Ref. 77001).; Pacific Ocean; Pacific, Northwest;

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1Food habits of fishes in the surf zone of a sandy beach at Sanrimatsubara, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan, Takashi Inoue, Yusuke Suda, and Mitsuhiko Sano, Ichthyol Res (2005) 52: 9–14
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