Brama orcini Cuvier, 1831
Bigtooth pomfret
photo by Bos, A.R.

Family:  Bramidae (Pomfrets)
Max. size:  42 cm TL (male/unsexed); max.weight: 663.0 g
Environment:  benthopelagic; depth range 1 - 1229 m
Distribution:  Indo-Pacific: in tropical areas.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 0-0; Dorsal soft rays (total): 33-36; Anal spines: 0-0; Anal soft rays: 28-30. Lateral line complete. Scales of adults without spines.
Biology:  Usually found near land masses (Ref. 4388).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Froese, Rainer - 01.05.91
Modified by: Bos, Arthur R. - 16.10.13

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