Syacium latifrons (Jordan & Gilbert, 1882)
Beach flounder

Beach flounder Lenguado playero,  Lenguado de playa, 

Syacium latifrons
photo by Robertson, R.

 Family:  Paralichthyidae (Large-tooth flounders)
 Max. size:  28 cm TL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  demersal; depth range 20 - 100 m
 Distribution:  Eastern Pacific: Gulf of California to Peru.
 Biology:  Inhabits soft bottoms. Marketed fresh.
 IUCN Red List Status:   (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
 Country info:   

 Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 13.07.95
 Modified by: Busson, Frédéric - 22.10.07
 Checked by: Busson, Frédéric - 22.10.07

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