Chlopsis kazuko Lavenberg, 1988
Mexican false moray
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Family:  Chlopsidae (False morays)
Max. size:  11.3 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; depth range 50 - 100 m
Distribution:  Eastern Central Pacific: Gulf of California. Mexico southward to Costa Rica (Ref. 97056).
Diagnosis:  Vertebrae: 123-126. Head and body pigment uniformly distributed and sharply demarcated, heavily pigmented dorsally and unpigmented ventrally; dorsal fin origin over or in front of gill opening (Ref. 40870).
Biology: 
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 21 May 2007 Ref. (119314)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 14.07.03
Modified by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 29.10.14

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