Priacanthus nasca Starnes, 1988
Nasca bigeye
Priacanthus nasca
photo by Randall, J.E.

Family:  Priacanthidae (Bigeyes or catalufas)
Max. size:  33 cm NG (male/unsexed)
Environment:  reef-associated; marine; depth range 40 - 240 m
Distribution:  Southeast Pacific: endemic to Easter Island.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  All specimens collected along rocky drop-offs or taken by hook and line at undetermined depths over bottoms of about 240 m.
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Froese, Rainer - 03.05.94
Modified by: Froese, Rainer - 09.07.12

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