Labracoglossa argenteiventris Peters, 1866
Labracoglossa argenteiventris
photo by Shiina, M.

Family:  Scorpididae (Halfmoons)
Max. size:  20 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  reef-associated; marine
Distribution:  Northwest Pacific: central Honshu to Kyushu in Japan.
Biology:  Occurs in mid-water of rocky reefs. Forms schools. Feeds on zooplankton (Ref. 9137).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Agustin, Liza Q. - 26.11.92
Modified by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 30.07.03

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