Starksia sangreyae Castillo & Baldwin, 2011
photo by C.C. Baldwin et al.

Family:  Labrisomidae (Labrisomids)
Max. size:  1.6 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic
Distribution:  Atlantic Ocean: Belize and probably Honduras.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 19-20; Dorsal soft rays (total): 7-8; Anal spines: 2-2; Anal soft rays: 14-16; Vertebrae: 31-32. This species is distinguished by the following set of characters: orbital cirrus absent; regular vertical brown bars on trunk separated by narrow white interspaces; well-defined horseshoe-shaped blotch of dark pigment on cheek (Ref. 86414).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 25 March 2011 Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Busson, Frédéric - 14.02.11
Modified by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 21.02.11

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