Malthopsis tiarella Jordan, 1902
Spearnose seabat
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 Family:  Ogcocephalidae (Batfishes)
 Max. size:  10.5 cm SL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  demersal; depth range 80 - 450 m
 Distribution:  Northwestern Pacific: off Japan and Taiwan. Specimens collected from other places may represent other species.
 Diagnosis:  Dorsal soft rays (total): 4-5; Anal spines: 0-0; Anal soft rays: 4-4. Irregular dark spots on dorsal surface (Ref. 6612).
 Biology: 
 IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated  (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
 Country info:   
 

 Entered by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 20.05.96
 Modified by: Froese, Rainer - 16.04.04
 Checked by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 12.12.96

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