Uranoscopus cadenati Poll, 1959
West African stargazer
Uranoscopus cadenati
photo by FAO

 Family:  Uranoscopidae (Stargazers)
 Max. size:  50 cm TL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  demersal; depth range 30 - 300 m
 Distribution:  Eastern Atlantic: Gabon to Angola, but possibly more widespread.
 Biology:  Often buried (Ref. 7366) in sand or mud (Ref. 26999).
 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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