Citharichthys gordae Beebe & Tee-Van, 1938
Mimic sandab
Citharichthys gordae
photo by FAO

Family:  Cyclopsettidae (Sand whiffs)
Max. size:  14.7 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; marine; depth range 73 - 146 m
Distribution:  Eastern Central Pacific: Mexico. Probably taken from Panama and Colombia, but needs confirmation.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal soft rays (total): 73-79; Anal soft rays: 57-62; Vertebrae: 33-33
Biology:  Lives on sandy bottoms. Possibly exploited occasionally by trawlers in Panama and Colombia.
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 24 May 2007 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 12.07.95
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 17.02.20

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