Overview

Comprehensive Description

Biology

Oviparous, eggs are pelagic and non-adhesive (Ref. 205).
  • McEachran, J.D. and J.D. Fechhelm 1998 Fishes of the Gulf of Mexico. Volume 1: Myxiniformes to Gasterosteiformes. University of Texas Press, Austin. 1112p. (Ref. 37039)
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Distribution

Western Atlantic: from the east coast of Florida, the Florida Keys, and Cuba to the northern coast of South America. It has not been positively identified from the Gulf of Mexico but probably occurs at least in the eastern Gulf.
  • McEachran, J.D. and J.D. Fechhelm 1998 Fishes of the Gulf of Mexico. Volume 1: Myxiniformes to Gasterosteiformes. University of Texas Press, Austin. 1112p. (Ref. 37039)
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Physical Description

Size

Maximum size: 670 mm TL
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Max. size

67.0 cm TL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 37039))
  • McEachran, J.D. and J.D. Fechhelm 1998 Fishes of the Gulf of Mexico. Volume 1: Myxiniformes to Gasterosteiformes. University of Texas Press, Austin. 1112p. (Ref. 37039)
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Ecology

Habitat

Environment

reef-associated; marine
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Conservation

Threats

Not Evaluated
  • IUCN 2006 2006 IUCN red list of threatened species. www.iucnredlist.org. Downloaded July 2006.
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