Parasudis truculenta (Goode & Bean, 1896)
Longnose greeneye
Parasudis truculenta
photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory

 Family:  Chlorophthalmidae (Greeneyes)
 Max. size:  25 cm TL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  demersal; depth range - 479 m
 Distribution:  Western Atlantic: southern New England, USA to the northern coast of Brazil, north of the Amazon. Northwest Atlantic: Canada (Ref. 5951).
 Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 0-0; Dorsal soft rays (total): 10-10; Anal spines: 0-0; Anal soft rays: 9-9
 Biology:  Feed on fishes and sometimes sepia (Ref. 47377).
 IUCN Red List Status:   (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
 Country info:   

 Entered by: Froese, Rainer - 01.05.91
 Modified by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 28.08.03
 Checked by: Torres, Armi G. - 05.08.94

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