Madai (Pagrus major)

(Temminck & Schlegel, 1843); SPARIDAE FAMILY; also called red seabream, red porgy, red tail, silver seabream, Japanese seabream, tai
In Japan, seabream, in the family Sparidae, are referred to generally by the term "tai," while the red seabream is called madai, a name inferring that it is the "true tai."
Madai are found distributed throughout Japanese waters with the exception of the Eastern and Northern coasts of Hokkaido and the waters of the Ryukyu Archipelago. They continue southward to the southern part of the Korean Peninsula, the East China Sea, the South China Sea and Taiwan.
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All-Tackle Length World Records

Line Class
Length
Location
Catch Date
Angler
All-Tackle (Length)
80.0 cm
Miho, Shizuoka, Japan
11-Apr-2021
 

All-Tackle Length Fly World Records

Line Class
Length
Location
Catch Date
Angler
All-Tackle (Length)
cm
Vacant,
 
Vacant

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