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American Butterfish

Peprilus triacanthus (Peck 1804)

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Peprilus triacanthus (American Butterfish) is a species of bony fishes in the family butterfishes. Individuals can grow to 30 cm. American Butterfish has sexual reproduction.

  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0019953
  • 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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EOL has data for 22 attributes, including:

Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of American butterfish. View this species on GBIF