Plectranthias takaseiis commonly referred to as Hinomaru perchlet. Difficulty in the aquarium: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
Very special thanks for the first photo of Plectranthias takasei to Satoshi Yamamoto, Izuzuki Diver, Japan.
Plectranthias takasei is known only from Izu Ocean Park, where it has been collected and photographed on rocky reefs at depths of 48–60 metres.
Source: Zootaxa 4205 (4): 349- 4205 (4): 349 – 356
Plectranthias takasei , new species of anthiadine fish from southern Japan (Teleostei: Serranidae)
Authors:Gill, Tea, Senou, 2016