Synodus kaianus (G√ľnther, 1880)
Gunther's lizard fish
Synodus kaianus
photo by CSIRO

 Family:  Synodontidae (Lizardfishes), subfamily: Synodontinae
 Max. size:  30 cm SL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  demersal; depth range 48 - 326 m
 Distribution:  Pacific Ocean: Japan and the East Indies to Hawaii.
 Biology:  Prefers to live in deeper water (Ref. 44036).
 IUCN Red List Status:   (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
 Country info:   

 Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 18.02.93
 Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 18.07.13

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