Symphurus undecimplerus Munroe & Nizinski, 1990
Dark cheek tongue
photo by FAO

 Family:  Cynoglossidae (Tonguefishes), subfamily: Symphurinae
 Max. size:  14.2 cm SL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  demersal; depth range 17 - 56 m
 Distribution:  Eastern Pacific: Mexico to Peru.
 Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 0-0; Dorsal soft rays (total): 97-105; Anal spines: 0-0; Anal soft rays: 80-87; Vertebrae: 52-56
 Biology:  Probably taken as bycatch of trawl fisheries (Ref. 9294).
 IUCN Red List Status:   (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
 Country info:   

 Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 26.06.95
 Modified by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 15.11.99

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