Cheilodactylus variegatus Valenciennes, 1833
Peruvian morwong
photo by Wolfe, G.

 Family:  Cheilodactylidae (Morwongs)
 Max. size:  44 cm TL (male/unsexed); max.weight: 1,035.0 g
 Environment:  benthopelagic
 Distribution:  Southeast Pacific: Paita, Peru to Talcahuano, Chile.
 Diagnosis:   
 Biology:  Maximum size assumed to be as average for the genus; replace with data asap (RF).
 IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated  (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
 Country info:   
 

 Entered by: Luna, Susan M. - 17.10.90
 Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 23.06.14

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