Podothecus sturioides (Guichenot, 1869)
photo by Orlov, A.

Family:  Agonidae (Poachers), subfamily: Agoninae
Max. size:  29 cm TL (male/unsexed); max.weight: 192.0 g; max. reported age: 6 years
Environment:  demersal; depth range 8 - 432 m, oceanodromous
Distribution:  Northwest Pacific: Japan Sea, south to Kasumi, Japan and Wonsan, Korea; Pacific coast of Hokkaido; Sea of Okhotsk; Avatcha Bay of eastern Kamchatka.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Occurs primarily along the shelf and makes considerable seasonal migrations to its boundary and upper zone of the continental slope where they overwinter (Ref. 6373).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 04.12.98
Modified by: Orlov, Alexei - 23.03.06

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