Asian sheepshead wrasse
|Asian sheepshead wrasse|
The Asian sheepshead wrasse, Semicossyphus reticulatus, is a species of wrasse, one of the largest, native to the western Pacific Ocean, where it is only known from Korean Peninsula, China, Japan, and the Ogasawara Islands, where it inhabits rocky reef areas. It can reach 100 cm (39 in) in total length and the greatest weight recorded for this species is 14.7 kg (32 lb). This species is valued as a food fish in its native range.
- Cornish, A. (Grouper & Wrasse Specialist Group) 2004. Semicossyphus reticulatus. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.1. <www.iucnredlist.org Archived June 27, 2014, at the Wayback Machine.>. Downloaded on 16 November 2013.
- Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2013). "Semicossyphus reticulatus" in FishBase. October 2013 version.
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