Sphoeroides kendalli Meek & Hildebrand, 1928
Slick puffer
photo by FAO

Family:  Tetraodontidae (Puffers), subfamily: Tetraodontinae
Max. size:  18 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal
Distribution:  Eastern Central Pacific: Costa Rica to Talara, Peru.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Found on soft bottom of shallow coastal areas (Ref. 9349).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 01 May 2008 Ref. (119314)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Luna, Susan M. - 13.08.93
Modified by: Bailly, Nicolas - 15.07.13
Checked by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 20.07.95

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