Auchenionchus microcirrhis (Valenciennes, 1836)
photo by Muñoz, G.

Family:  Labrisomidae (Labrisomids)
Max. size:  22.2 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal
Distribution:  Southeast Pacific: Chile.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Carnivorous; feeds on other fishes; juveniles favoring amphipods and shifts to diet of decapods as adults (Ref. 94105).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 22 March 2011 Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Luna, Susan M. - 20.03.95
Modified by: Hilomen, Teresa - 07.10.13

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