Snyderina guentheri (Boulenger, 1889)
G√ľnther's waspfish
photo by Saravanan, R.

Family:  Tetrarogidae (Wasp fishes)
Max. size:  21.5 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; depth range 24 - 300 m
Distribution:  Western Indian Ocean: Gulf of Aden, Gulf of Oman, and southwest India (Ref. 11441). Likely at Seychelles (Ref. 1623).
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 13-13; Dorsal soft rays (total): 10-11; Anal spines: 3-3; Anal soft rays: 5-6. Caudal fin long and broadly rounded.
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 20 June 2017 Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 18.02.98

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