Centropristis fuscula Poey, 1861
Twospot sea bass
photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory

Family:  Serranidae (Sea basses: groupers and fairy basslets), subfamily: Serraninae
Max. size:  15 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  reef-associated; marine
Distribution:  Western Atlantic: South Carolina, USA to Cuba.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Prefers hard bottom, rocks, jetties and ledges.
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 20 August 2012 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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