Peristrominous dolosus Whitley, 1952
Deceitful velvetfish
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Family:  Aploactinidae (Velvetfishes)
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Environment:  benthopelagic
Distribution:  Indo-Pacific: endemic to Australia.
Diagnosis:  Frontals, parietals, and infraorbital bones heavy armored. Interorbital with a wide depression. Pelvic fin insertion well behind pectoral fin base (Ref. 39602).
Biology:  Found inshore, in soft bottom.
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Luna, Susan M. - 19.04.99

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