Uranoscopus albesca Regan, 1915
Longspine stargazer
Uranoscopus albesca
photo by FAO

 Family:  Uranoscopidae (Stargazers)
 Max. size:  35 cm TL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  demersal; depth range 30 - 350 m
 Distribution:  Eastern Atlantic: Gabon to Angola, but possibly more widespread.
 Diagnosis:   
 Biology:  Often buried in sand or mud (Ref. 7366).
 IUCN Red List Status:   (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
 Country info:   
 

 Entered by: Luna, Susan M. - 12.02.92
 Modified by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 16.11.00
 Checked by: Binohlan, Crispina B. - 23.08.94

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