Stygnobrotula latebricola Böhlke, 1957
Black brotula
photo by Carvalho Filho, A.

 Family:  Bythitidae (Viviparous brotulas), subfamily: Bythitinae
 Max. size:  7.5 cm TL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  reef-associated
 Distribution:  Western Atlantic: Bahamas to Brazil (Ref. 40101).
 Biology:  A common species inhabiting shallow rocky ledges and reefs (Ref. 7251), found deep within the reef during the day (Ref. 9710). A live-bearing species (Ref. 5521).
 IUCN Red List Status:   (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
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 Entered by: Froese, Rainer - 01.05.91
 Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 26.08.14
 Checked by: Torres, Armi G. - 06.08.94

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