Agonopsis vulsa (Jordan & Gilbert, 1880)
Northern spearnose poacher
photo by Bull. U.S. Bur. Fish.

Family:  Agonidae (Poachers), subfamily: Agoninae
Max. size:  20 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; depth range 0 - 163 m
Distribution:  Eastern Pacific: southeastern Alaska to Point Loma, southern California, USA.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 12-12; Dorsal soft rays (total): 14-16; Anal spines: 2-2; Anal soft rays: 12-14
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Froese, Rainer - 01.05.91
Modified by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 15.03.05
Checked by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 23.09.96

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