Hoplichthys citrinus Gilbert, 1905
Lemon ghost flathead
Hoplichthys citrinus
photo by Richer de Forges, B.

Family:  Hoplichthyidae (Ghost flatheads)
Max. size:  21.5 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; depth range 183 - 490 m
Distribution:  Western Central Pacific: Australia (Ref. 7300). Eastern Central Pacific: Hawai'i Island (Ref. 58302). Southeast Pacific: Nazca and Sala-y-Gomez (Ref. 50546).
Biology:  Occurs in the continental shelf and in the continental slope (Ref. 7300). Benthic (Ref. 58302). Neither anterolateral glandular groove nor venom gland is present (Ref. 57406).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 19.09.95
Modified by: OrtaƱez, Auda Kareen - 13.11.08

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