Synodus oculeus Cressey, 1981
Large-eye lizardfish
photo by CSIRO

 Family:  Synodontidae (Lizardfishes), subfamily: Synodontinae
 Max. size:  18.31 cm SL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  demersal; depth range 44 - 96 m
 Distribution:  Western Pacific: Indonesia (Ref. 5978) and the Chesterfield Islands (Ref. 11897).
 Diagnosis:  Dorsal soft rays (total): 13-13; Anal soft rays: 10-10. Dorsal half body pale brown, silver-gray ventrally. Irregularly shaped red blotches on ventral half of body. All fins pale, adipose fin grayish (Ref. 37501).
 IUCN Red List Status:   (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
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 Entered by: Luna, Susan M. - 13.06.94
 Modified by: OrtaƱez, Auda Kareen - 01.09.08

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