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Cardinal Soldierfish

Plectrypops lima (Valenciennes 1831)

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Plectrypops lima (Cardinal Soldierfish) is a species of bony fishes in the family squirrelfishes. Individuals can grow to 16 cm. They have sexual reproduction.

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  • Definition: Capable of creating a new organism by combining the genetic material of two gametes, which may come from two parent organisms or from a single organism, in the case of self-fertilizing hermaphrodites.
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Cardinal soldierfish. View this species on GBIF