Sphoeroides rosenblatti Bussing, 1996
Sphoeroides rosenblatti
photo by Robertson, R.

Family:  Tetraodontidae (Puffers), subfamily: Tetraodontinae
Max. size:  21.92 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; brackish; marine; depth range 4 - 17 m
Distribution:  Eastern Central Pacific: Costa Rica and Panama.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Inhabit inshore waters to 4 m depth in brackish-water estuaries, amongst mangroves and river mouths.
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 01 May 2008 Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Casal, Christine Marie V. - 01.07.97
Modified by: Luna, Susan M. - 26.03.15

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