Synodus kaianus (Günther, 1880)
Gunther's lizardfish
Synodus kaianus
photo by CSIRO

Family:  Synodontidae (Lizardfishes), subfamily: Synodontinae
Max. size:  30 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; depth range 48 - 326 m,
Distribution:  Pacific Ocean: Japan and the East Indies to Hawaii.
Biology:  Prefers to live in deeper water (Ref. 44036).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 02 March 2015 Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 18.02.93
Modified by: Bailly, Nicolas - 31.03.18

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