Macrorhamphosodes platycheilus Fowler, 1934
Trumpetsnout spikefish
photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.

Family:  Triacanthodidae (Spikefishes), subfamily: Triacanthodinae
Max. size:  13 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; marine
Distribution:  Indo-West Pacific: Indian Ocean and the Indo-Australian Archipelago.
Biology:  Inhabits trawling grounds (Ref. 3132).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Luna, Susan M. - 08.06.94
Modified by: Luna, Susan M. - 14.06.21
Checked by: Luna, Susan M. - 08.06.94

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