Caulolatilus guppyi Beebe & Tee-Van, 1937
Reticulated tilefish
photo by Kolding, J.

Family:  Latilidae (Deepwater tilefishes)
Max. size:  35 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; marine; depth range 41 - 171 m
Distribution:  Western Central Atlantic: Venezuela to at least Suriname (Ref. 5217); including Trinidad (Dooley, pers. comm., Ref. 26938).
Biology:  Found on sand-shell bottoms. Flesh not highly appreciated.
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 29 January 2013 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Froese, Rainer - 17.10.90
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 15.07.13

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