Apistops caloundra (De Vis, 1886)
Short-armed waspfish
Apistops caloundra
photo by CSIRO

Family:  Apistidae (Wasp scorpionfishes)
Max. size:  19 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; depth range 19 - 49 m
Distribution:  Indo-West Pacific: Papua New Guinea (Ref. 6192), the Arafura Sea (Ref. 9819) and northwestern Australia (Ref. 5978).
Biology:  Occurs in inshore waters of the continental shelf. Benthic (Ref. 75154).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Luna, Susan M. - 27.05.94
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 15.07.13

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