Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Marine; demersal; depth range 45 - 60 m (Ref. 9772). Tropical
Indo-West Pacific: along the coasts of Australia and Papua New Guinea, from about 124° to 144°E. Record from Java and Sumatra is more likely referable to other related species.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 14.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 9772); common length : 11.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 9772)
Inhabits coastal waters (Ref. 9772). Minimum depth from Ref. 58018.
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Sasaki, K. and P.J. Kailola, 1991. Johnius (Johnius) laevis, a new sciaenid from northern Australia and Papua New Guinea. Jap. J. Ichthyol. 38(2):119-123. (Ref. 9225)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 126983)
Threat to humans
Fisheries: minor commercial
Common namesSynonymsMetabolismPredatorsEcotoxicologyReproductionMaturitySpawningSpawning aggregationFecundityEggsEgg development
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