Maxillicosta whitleyi Eschmeyer & Poss, 1976
Whitley's gurnard perch
photo by CSIRO

Family:  Neosebastidae (Gurnard scorpionfishes)
Max. size:  7 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; depth range 20 - 140 m
Distribution:  Western Pacific: endemic to Australia,
Biology:  A temperate species found inshore on reefs (Ref. 7300).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  venomous
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Entered by: Binohlan, Crispina B. - 30.07.95
Modified by: Froese, Rainer - 06.06.17

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