Uranoscopus cadenati Poll, 1959
West African stargazer
photo by FAO

Family:  Uranoscopidae (Stargazers)
Max. size:  50 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; depth range 30 - 300 m
Distribution:  Eastern Atlantic: Gabon to Angola, but possibly more widespread.
Biology:  Often buried (Ref. 7366) in sand or mud (Ref. 26999).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 14 July 2014 Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Luna, Susan M. - 12.02.92
Modified by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 16.11.00
Checked by: Binohlan, Crispina B. - 23.08.94

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