Gillellus searcheri Dawson, 1977
Searcher stargazer
Gillellus searcheri
photo by Allen, G.R.

 Family:  Dactyloscopidae (Sand stargazers)
 Max. size:  3.5 cm TL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  demersal; depth range 1 - 15 m
 Distribution:  Eastern Central Pacific: Islas Tres Marias and Nayarit, Mexico to Panama.
 Diagnosis:   
 Biology:  Found on sandy bottoms. Feeds on small fishes and invertebrates.
 IUCN Red List Status:   (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
 Country info:   
 

 Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 27.02.98

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