Johnius trachycephalus (Bleeker, 1851)
Leaftail croaker
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Family:  Sciaenidae (Drums or croakers)
Max. size:  13 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater; brackish; marine
Distribution:  Indo-Pacific: Thailand, Sumatra, and Borneo.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 9-10; Dorsal soft rays (total): 24-27; Anal spines: 2-2; Anal soft rays: 6-7
Biology:  Inhabits shallow coastal waters, estuaries and rivers (Ref. 9772). A food fish.
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 30 June 2016 Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:  Known from the Gulf of Tonkin, central and southern Vietnam (Ref. 12846).

Entered by: Agustin, Liza Q. - 06.08.94
Modified by: Kesner-Reyes, Kathleen - 20.08.09
Checked by: Sasaki, Kunio - 02.10.95

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