Dadyanos insignis (Steindachner, 1898)
photo by Gosztonyi, A.E.

Family:  Zoarcidae (Eelpouts), subfamily: Lycodinae
Max. size:  22.8 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; marine; depth range 0 - 40 m
Distribution:  Southwest Atlantic: Puerto Deseado, Argentina, south to Tierra del Fuego.
Biology:  Inhabits the intertidal zone, where it spawns, to the inner shelf. It may occur deeper than 40 m (Ref. 11954).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 27.04.98
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 18.07.13

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