Latropiscis purpurissatus (Richardson, 1843)
Sergeant baker
Latropiscis purpurissatus
photo by Camrrubi, J.-F.

Family:  Aulopidae (Aulopus)
Max. size:  60 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  reef-associated; depth range - 100 m
Distribution:  Southwest Pacific: Endemic to Australia (Ref. 7300), but also reported from New Zealand (Ref. 38927).
Biology:  A temperate, benthic species inhabiting rocky reefs and soft bottoms on the continental shelf (Ref. 7300, 9563).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Binohlan, Crispina B. - 14.07.95
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 18.07.13

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