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Stellifer ericymba
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Stellifer ericymba

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Stellifer
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Overview
Main identification features
  • head low, wide, spongy, translucid
  • body oblong
  • gill spines long, slender
  • preopercle serrate, spine(s) at rear corner
  • a: 2nd spine long, strong; 8-13
STELLIFER

STARDRUMS

Body elongate, more or less compressed; head low and broad, skull cavernous, spongy to touch; mouth moderate, horizontal to oblique; no barbels on chin; preopercle usually with 1 or more bony spines, at least weakly serrated; gill rakers long and slender; deep notch between spiny and soft parts of dorsal fin.

A tropical new world genus of 24 species, which occurs in eastern Pacific and western Atlantic, with 13 members endemic to the eastern Pacific, 11 of them endemic to our region.


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