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Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Actinopterygii  
 Order Perciformes  
 Family Sparidae  
 Genus Acanthopagrus  
  Acanthopagrus latus  (Houttuyn, 1782) 
Provider: Chen, Jeng-Ping 
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Synonyms:Acanthopagrus datniaChrysophrys auripesChrysophrys datniaChrysophrys rubropteraChrysophrys xanthopodaCoius datniaMylio latusSparus chrysopterusSparus latus  details
Citation: 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);福建魚類誌(朱等, 1985);The Live Marine Resources of the Western Central Pacific, Vol.5(FAO, 2001)
Character: Dorsal fin with XI spines, 4th and 5th lonest. Anal fin with VIII-IX spines, small, 2nd strongest. Coudal fin forked. Body white grey to light. Bodyside golden spot band. Dorsal fin grey to transparent. Pectoral fin, pelvic fin, and Anal fin yellow when they are fresh, sometimes fin membrance with black stripe. Caudal fin grey with dark edge. Lower side with shinning yellow.  
Habitat: Occur in shallow coastal waters and enters river mouths and estuaries. Schooling species; often feeds on tidal flats. Feed mainly on echinoderms, worms, crustaceans and mollusks. Mainly exploited by artisanal fisheries. Sold fresh in markets. Used in Chin 
Distribution: Indo-West Pacific: Persian Gulf and along the coast of India eastward to the Philippines, northward to Japan and southward to Australia. Also recorded from the Gulf of Tadjourah, Djibouti 
Utility: commercial species; aquaculture species. 
Name Code: 382634
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