Daysciaena albida (Cuvier, 1830)
Bengal corvina
photo by Randall, J.E.

Family:  Sciaenidae (Drums or croakers)
Max. size:  90 cm SL (male/unsexed); max.weight: 1,647.0 g
Environment:  benthopelagic, amphidromous
Distribution:  Indian Ocean: India, Sri Lanka and Pakistan. Reported occurrences in Indonesia (particularly from Sumatra and west Borneo) cannot be verified (Sasaki, pers. comm.).
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Found in coastal waters and estuaries (Ref. 4833). Important food fish.
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Agustin, Liza Q. - 06.08.94
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 28.06.17

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