Plectranthias megalepis (Günther, 1880)

Family:  Anthiadidae (Fairy basslets or Streamer basses)
Max. size:  6.2 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; marine; depth range - 236 m
Distribution:  Western Pacific: Arafura Sea, Ki (Kai) Islands (Indonesia).
Biology:  Specimen trawled from a depth of 129 fathoms (=236 m) the bottom of which is blue mud with large pieces of honeycombed Globigerina rock.
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (126983)
Threat to humans:  harmless

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