Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes
(Perch-likes) > Malacanthidae
(Tilefishes) > Latilinae
Etymology: Caulolatilus: Greek, kaulos = stem, stalk + Latin, latus = wide (Ref. 45335).
Environment / Climate / Range
Marine; demersal; depth range 18 - 41 m (Ref. 9119). Tropical, preferred ?; 37°N -
Eastern Pacific: Gulf of California in Mexico to Peru, including the Galapagos Islands; apparently an old record from southern California, USA.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 36.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 8991)
Inhabits the bottom, in the area occupied by C. affinis and C. princeps, but prefers shallower waters.
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Dooley, J.K., 1978. Systematics and biology of the tilefishes (Perciformes: Branchiostegidae and Malacanthidae) with descriptions of two new species. NOAA Tech. Rep. NMFS Circ. No. 411:1-78. (Ref. 8991)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 109396)
CITES (Ref. 94142)
Threat to humans
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