Stygnobrotula latebricola Böhlke, 1957
Black brotula
photo by Carvalho Filho, A.

Family:  Bythitidae (Livebearing brotulas)
Max. size:  7.5 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  reef-associated; marine
Distribution:  Western Atlantic: Bahamas to Brazil (Ref. 40101).
Biology:  A common species inhabiting shallow rocky ledges and reefs (Ref. 7251), found deep within the reef during the day (Ref. 9710). A live-bearing species (Ref. 5521).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 04 February 2009 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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