Saurida macrolepis Tanaka, 1917

Family:  Synodontidae (Lizardfishes), subfamily: Harpadontinae
Max. size:  25.76 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; marine; depth range 1 - 100 m
Distribution:  Indo-West Pacific: southern Japan, East China Sea, Gulf of Tongking, Gulf of Thailand, Australia, Arabian Sea, Persian Gulf, Red Sea, Gulf of Suez, Zanzibar, and off Zambezi River, Eastern Africa.
Biology:  Found in sandy-muddy bottoms, in water shallower than 100 m depth (Ref. 57869).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 28 June 2018 Ref. (126983)
Threat to humans:  harmless

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