Symphysanodon maunaloae Anderson, 1970
Longtailed slopefish
Symphysanodon maunaloae
photo by Randall, J.E.

Family:  Symphysanodontidae (Slopefishes)
Max. size:  16 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; marine; depth range 131 - 705 m
Distribution:  Pacific Ocean: off Japan and Lombok, Indonesia to the Hawaiian Islands and Sala y Gómez Ridge.
Biology:  This species is frequently consumed by the lutjanid Pristipomoides zonatus at Pathfinder Reef, Mariana Archipelago (Ref. 9831).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Luna, Susan M. - 06.06.94
Modified by: Ortañez, Auda Kareen - 16.01.08
Checked by: Anderson, William, D. Jr. - 06.10.95

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