Pontinus nematophthalmus (Günther, 1860)
Spinythroat scorpionfish
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Family:  Scorpaenidae (Scorpionfishes or rockfishes), subfamily: Scorpaeninae
Max. size:  14 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; marine; depth range 82 - 410 m
Distribution:  Western Atlantic: Florida, USA and the Bahamas to northeastern Brazil.
Biology:  Occurs on rough bottom.
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 20 August 2012 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:  Museum: UMML 16157, 16173 (Ref. 7365).

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