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

Family:  Labrisomidae (Labrisomids)
Max. size:  22.2 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal
Distribution:  Southeast Pacific: Chile.
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

Source and more info: For personal, classroom, and other internal use only. Not for publication.

Page created by Jen, 05.08.02, php script by kbanasihan 06/09/2010 ,  last modified by sortiz, 10/02/17