Halicmetus ruber Alcock, 1891
Halicmetus ruber
photo by Shao, K.T.

 Family:  Ogcocephalidae (Batfishes)
 Max. size:  9 cm SL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  bathydemersal; depth range 344 - 549 m
 Distribution:  Indo-Pacific: Arabian and Andaman seas, Bay of Bengal, Japan, and the Philippines.
 Biology:  Minimum depth from Ref. 58018.
 IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated  (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
 Country info:   

 Entered by: Froese, Rainer - 03.06.93
 Modified by: OrtaƱez, Auda Kareen - 22.07.08

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