Elattarchus archidium (Jordan & Gilbert, 1882)
Bluestreak drum
Elattarchus archidium
photo by Allen, G.R.

Family:  Sciaenidae (Drums or croakers)
Max. size:  43.9 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; depth range 2 - 38 m
Distribution:  Eastern Central Pacific: Gulf of California to Peru.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Uncommon species found along sandy bays and lagoons; rarely in estuaries (Ref. 9118).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 24 May 2007 Ref. (119314)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 14.07.95
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 25.10.17

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