Peprilus snyderi Gilbert & Starks, 1904
Salema butterfish
Peprilus snyderi
photo by Robertson, R.

Family:  Stromateidae (Butterfishes)
Max. size:  30 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; marine
Distribution:  Eastern Central Pacific: Gulf of California and southern Baja California to Panama.
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 02 May 2008 Ref. (126983)
Threat to humans:  harmless

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