Pentapodus nagasakiensis Japanese Whiptail, Big-eye Whiptail, Japanese Butterfish, Japanese Threadfin Bream
Pentapodus nagasakiensisis commonly referred to as Japanese Whiptail, Big-eye Whiptail, Japanese Butterfish, Japanese Threadfin Bream. Difficulty in the aquarium: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
Pentapodus nagasakiensis usually occurs in deeper coastal waters, sometimes penetrating shallow estuaries or harbours.
The snapper occurs as a single animal, in pairs or in small groups over sandy bottoms.
Colour: Upper half of the body is yellowish, lower half whitish.