Scalicus orientalis (Fowler, 1938)
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 Family:  Peristediidae (Armored searobins or armored gurnards)
 Max. size:  15.4 cm SL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  bathydemersal; depth range - 510 m
 Distribution:  Western Pacific: New Caledonia, Tosa Bay, East China Sea, Philippines, and Indonesia.
 Biology:  Found on the continental slope. Benthic (Ref. 75154).
 IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated  (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
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 Entered by: Luna, Susan M. - 19.12.94
 Modified by: Bailly, Nicolas - 28.06.11

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