Grammonus opisthodon Smith, 1934
Bighead brotula
photo by SFSA

 Family:  Bythitidae (Viviparous brotulas), subfamily: Bythitinae
 Max. size:  5 cm TL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  demersal; depth range - 22 m
 Distribution:  Southeast Atlantic: South Africa.
 Diagnosis:   
 Biology:  Two specimens known, one of which was collected from a depth of 22 m.
 IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated  (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
 Country info:   
 

 Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 01.03.96
 Modified by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 20.04.11
 Checked by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 21.01.97

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