Symphurus parvus Ginsburg, 1951
Pygmy tonguefish
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 Family:  Cynoglossidae (Tonguefishes), subfamily: Symphurinae
 Max. size:  9 cm TL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  demersal; depth range 20 - 110 m
 Distribution:  Western Atlantic: North Carolina and northern Gulf of Mexico in USA to Yucatan.
 Biology:  Inhabits bays and shallow coastal waters. Sexual maturity of females attained at 4-4.5 cm (Ref. 26268).
 IUCN Red List Status:   (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
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 Entered by: Froese, Rainer - 02.05.91
 Modified by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 23.04.13
 Checked by: Torres, Armi G. - 01.09.94

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