Cyclopsetta querna (Jordan & Bollman, 1890)
Toothed flounder
Cyclopsetta querna
photo by Robertson, R.

Family:  Cyclopsettidae (Sand whiffs)
Max. size:  39 cm TL (male/unsexed); 43.2 cm TL (female); max. reported age: 5 years
Environment:  demersal; brackish; marine; depth range 0 - 30 m
Distribution:  Eastern Pacific: Gulf of California to Peru.
Biology:  Inhabits soft bottoms, from within the vicinity of mangrove areas up to a depth of 29 m (Ref. 9330). Feeds on large benthic invertebrates and small fishes (Ref. 9330). Utilized fresh (Ref. 9330). Max. length size of female from Ref. 105273.
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 24 May 2007 Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 12.07.95
Modified by: Parducho, Vina Angelica - 17.02.20
Checked by: Busson, Frédéric - 22.10.07

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