Congiopodus peruvianus (Cuvier, 1829)
photo by Main, A.J.

Family:  Congiopodidae (Racehorses or pigfishes)
Max. size:  27.15 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal
Distribution:  Southeast Pacific and Southwest Atlantic.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 16-18; Dorsal soft rays (total): 13-15; Anal spines: 1-1; Anal soft rays: 8-10
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Luna, Susan M. - 08.09.93
Modified by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 03.02.00

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