Symphurus microlepis Garman, 1899
Smallfin tonguefish
photo by FAO

 Family:  Cynoglossidae (Tonguefishes), subfamily: Symphurinae
 Max. size:  10 cm SL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  bathydemersal; depth range - 530 m
 Distribution:  Eastern Central Pacific: known from a single specimen from the Gulf of Panama.
 Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 0-0; Dorsal soft rays (total): 106-106; Anal spines: 0-0; Anal soft rays: 92-92; Vertebrae: 57-57
 Biology:  Known from a single specimen taken from a muddy substrate (Ref. 9294). Minimum depth from Ref. 58018.
 IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated  (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
 Country info:   

 Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 26.06.95
 Modified by: OrtaƱez, Auda Kareen - 22.07.08

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