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Overview

Comprehensive Description

Biology

Found over rocky reefs and sand bottoms. Males may mature at 7 cm SL. Ovoviviparous (Ref. 205). The male carries the eggs in a brood pouch which is found under the tail (Ref. 205).
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Distribution

Southeastern Pacific.
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Southeast Pacific: Desventuradas Is. and Juan Fernández Is.
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Southeastern Pacific.
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Physical Description

Size

Maximum size: 70 mm SL
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Max. size

7.0 cm SL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 5316))
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Ecology

Habitat

Depth: 6 - 23m.
From 6 to 23 meters.

Habitat: reef-associated.
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Environment

reef-associated; marine; depth range 6 - 23 m (Ref. 5316)
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Life History and Behavior

Life Cycle

Male carries the eggs in a brood pouch (Ref. 205).
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Conservation

Threats

Not Evaluated
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