Liopropoma fasciatum Bussing, 1980
Wrasse ass bass
photo by Robertson, R.

Family:  Serranidae (Sea basses: groupers and fairy basslets), subfamily: Liopropomatinae
Max. size:  17.8 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  reef-associated; depth range 24 - 250 m
Distribution:  Eastern Pacific: southern California to Peru, including the Galapagos Islands (Ref. 5227).
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Inhabits deep walls and reefs; most common below 33 m. Reclusive, lurks in cracks, crevices and under large overhangs (Ref. 5227).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 01 May 2008 Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 22.11.96
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 15.07.13

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