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BiologyLarge and fully matured adults are caught around coastal waters of Okinawa Island in midwinter, observed when fishery of this species is carried out by using set nets, gill nets, and bottom long-lines. Juveniles smaller than 10 cm) occur near shore from late spring to mid-summer. Almost nothing is known about the larvae and juveniles in spite of the commercial importance of this species in Okinawa Island, Japan (Ref. 75207).