Stellifer chrysoleuca (Günther, 1867)
Shortnose stardrum
Stellifer chrysoleuca
photo by Robertson, R.

Family:  Sciaenidae (Drums or croakers)
Max. size:  33.3 cm TL (male/unsexed); max.weight: 464.0 g
Environment:  demersal; marine; depth range - 30 m
Distribution:  Eastern Pacific: Mexico to Peru.
Biology:  Coastal species found over muddy and sandy bottoms (Ref. 9118). Feeds on marine worms and other epibenthic invertebrates (Ref. 9118). Occasionally in local markets (Ref. 9118).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 27 January 2020 Ref. (126983)
Threat to humans:  harmless

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