Peristedion ecuadorense Teague, 1961
Peristedion ecuadorense
photo by JAMARC

Family:  Peristediidae (Armored searobins or armored gurnards)
Max. size:  21 cm TL (male/unsexed); max.weight: 73.7 g
Environment:  bathydemersal; depth range - 472 m
Distribution:  Western Central Atlantic: off South Carolina, USA and Suriname.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 8-8; Dorsal soft rays (total): 18-19; Anal spines: 0-0; Anal soft rays: 18-19
Biology: 
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 12 October 2018 Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 10.02.98
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 22.12.17

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