Liopropoma fasciatum Bussing, 1980
Wrasse ass bass
Liopropoma fasciatum
photo by Robertson, R.

Family:  Serranidae (Sea basses: groupers and fairy basslets), subfamily: Liopropomatinae
Max. size:  17.8 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  reef-associated; marine; depth range 24 - 250 m
Distribution:  Eastern Pacific: southern California to Peru, including the Galapagos Islands (Ref. 5227).
Biology:  Inhabits deep walls and reefs; most common below 33 m. Reclusive, lurks in cracks, crevices and under large overhangs (Ref. 5227).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 01 May 2008 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   

Entered by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 22.11.96
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 15.07.13

Source and more info: For personal, classroom, and other internal use only. Not for publication.

Page created by Jen, 05.08.02, php script by kbanasihan 06/09/2010 ,  last modified by sortiz, 10/02/17