Peristedion crustosum Garman, 1899
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Family:  Peristediidae (Armored searobins or armored gurnards)
Max. size:  15.16 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  bathydemersal; depth range 305 - 486 m
Distribution:  Eastern Pacific: Nicaragua and Panama; Ecuador (Galapagos Islands).
Biology:  Feeds on soft-bodied invertebrates and worms (Ref. 28023).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Froese, Rainer - 21.12.98
Modified by: Bailly, Nicolas - 22.12.17

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