Atrophacanthus japonicus (Kamohara, 1941)
photo by CSIRO

Family:  Triacanthodidae (Spikefishes), subfamily: Triacanthodinae
Max. size:  4.4 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  bathypelagic; marine; depth range 300 - 2000 m
Distribution:  Indo-West Pacific: Japan, the Philippines, Celebes Sea, off Tanzania, and probably in South Africa.
Diagnosis:   
Biology: 
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Luna, Susan M. - 25.05.94
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 14.06.21
Checked by: Froese, Rainer - 03.08.00

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