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Girella simplicidens  Osburn & Nichols, 1916

Gulf opal eye
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Kyphosidae (Sea chubs) > Girellinae
More on author: Nichols.

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Marine; benthopelagic.   Subtropical, preferred ?; 33°N - 25°N

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Eastern Central Pacific: Gulf of California.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 46.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 2272)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Forms big schools in shallow rocky areas that are rich in algae. Feeds on algae and small invertebrates.

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Sommer, C., 1995. Kyphosidae. Chopas. p. 1195-1200. In W. Fischer, F. Krupp, W. Schneider, C. Sommer, K.E. Carpenter and V. Niem (eds.) Guia FAO para Identification de Especies para lo Fines de la Pesca. Pacifico Centro-Oriental. 3 Vols. FAO, Rome. (Ref. 9310)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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