Citharichthys platophrys Gilbert, 1891
Small sandab
photo by Robertson, R.

 Family:  Paralichthyidae (Large-tooth flounders)
 Max. size:  20.6 cm TL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  demersal; depth range 10 - 60 m
 Distribution:  Eastern Pacific: Mexico to Peru.
 Diagnosis:  Dorsal soft rays (total): 78-78; Anal soft rays: 62-62
 Biology:  Inhabits soft bottoms. Marketed fresh and may also be utilized as fishmeal.
 IUCN Red List Status:   (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
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 Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 12.07.95

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