Hoplichthys regani Jordan, 1908
Ghost flathead
Hoplichthys regani
photo by CSIRO

Family:  Hoplichthyidae (Ghost flatheads)
Max. size:  20 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  bathydemersal
Distribution:  Indo-West Pacific: Indonesia and northwestern Australia; also from Japan (Ref. 559) and Taiwan (Ref. 5193).
Biology:  Inhabits deep offshore trawling grounds (Ref. 3132).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Luna, Susan M. - 09.06.94
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 27.01.14
Checked by: Luna, Susan M. - 09.06.94

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