Nibea semifasciata Chu, Lo & Wu, 1963
Sharpnose croaker
Nibea semifasciata
photo by Shao, K.T.

Family:  Sciaenidae (Drums or croakers)
Max. size:  24 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; marine
Distribution:  Western Pacific: China seas.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 11-11; Dorsal soft rays (total): 26-29; Anal spines: 2-2; Anal soft rays: 7-7
Biology:  Inhabits coastal waters (Ref. 9772). An important foodfish.
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 29 June 2016 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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