Saurida brasiliensis Norman, 1935
Brazilian lizardfish
Saurida brasiliensis
photo by Flescher, D.

 Family:  Synodontidae (Lizardfishes), subfamily: Harpadontinae
 Max. size:  25 cm TL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  demersal; depth range 18 - 410 m
 Distribution:  Eastern Atlantic: Mauritania to Senegal; Gabon to Angola, including Ascension Island. Western Atlantic: North Carolina, USA to Santa Catarina, Brazil (Ref. 57756), including the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean.
 Biology:  Found on the outer continental shelf (Ref. 4472).
 IUCN Red List Status:   (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
 Country info:   

 Entered by: Froese, Rainer - 01.05.91
 Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 27.02.15
 Checked by: Agustin, Liza Q. - 26.07.94

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