Bathystethus orientale Regan, 1913
Silver knifefish
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Family:  Kyphosidae (Sea chubs), subfamily: Scorpidinae
Max. size:  21 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal
Distribution:  Eastern Pacific: Easter Island.
Biology:  Found near the surface along exposed steep rocky shores. Feeds on zooplankton (Ref. 89467).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 03.03.00
Modified by: Sampang-Reyes, Arlene G. - 11.07.12

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