Daily Archives: May 26, 2012

Black Spotted Emperor ( Lethrinus harak )

Blackspot Emperor

Common NameBream, Emperor

Local Name:  Bitilya (Tagalog);  Alumang Katambak, Agngan (Cebuano)

Max Size50 cm

Biodiversity: Marine; Brackish; Reef-associated; Non-migratory

Depth: 1 – 20+ meters

Fishing Season:  All Year Long

Minimum Size LimitNone

Recommended Bait/Lures:  Shrimp, crabs, other small crustaceans

IUCN Red List Status StatusNot Listed

Lethrinus harak

Wayne’s emperor from Romblon

The boys with their prize

Below are two pictures of two good size Black Spot Emperors caught in Puerto Galera while surf fishing.

Lethrinus harak