Plectranthias sagamiensis (Katayama, 1964)
Plectranthias sagamiensis
photo by Endoh, K.

Family:  Serranidae (Sea basses: groupers and fairy basslets), subfamily: Anthiinae
Max. size:  6 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; depth range 40 - 120 m
Distribution:  Western Pacific: Sagami and Nago Bays in Japan (Ref. 559); including Okinawa, Ryukyu Islands (Ref. 26833). Also, a new record for southern Indonesia (Ref. 5978).
Biology:  Found from fairly deep water over rocky and sandy bottom.
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (119314)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Luna, Susan M. - 06.06.94
Modified by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 30.03.00

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