Teleostei (teleosts) > Perciformes/Uranoscopoidei
(Sand dwellers) > Pinguipedidae
Etymology: Ryukyupercis: Name from the combination of Ryukyu Islands, the type locality of the type species, and generic name Percis, a nae used for many pinguipedid species..
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Marine; demersal; depth range 100 - ? m. Tropical
Western Pacific: Japan (Ref. 559) to northwestern Australia.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 30.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 559)
Inhabits trawling grounds. Rarely caught, by handline from depths deeper than 100 m (Ref. 559).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Allen, G.R. and R. Swainston, 1988. The marine fishes of north-western Australia: a field guide for anglers and divers. Western Australian Museum, Perth. 201 p. (Ref. 3132)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 126983)
Threat to humans
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