Uranoscopus albesca Regan, 1915
Longspine stargazer
Uranoscopus albesca
photo by FAO

Family:  Uranoscopidae (Stargazers)
Max. size:  35 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; marine; depth range 30 - 350 m
Distribution:  Eastern Atlantic: Gabon to Angola, but possibly more widespread.
Biology:  Often buried in sand or mud (Ref. 7366).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 14 July 2014 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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