Kentrocapros aculeatus (Houttuyn, 1782)
Kentrocapros aculeatus
photo by Randall, J.E.

Family:  Aracanidae (Deepwater boxfishes)
Max. size:  13 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; marine; depth range 100 - 200 m
Distribution:  Northwest Pacific: south of Sagami Bay, Japan and the East China Sea (Ref. 11230). Reported from the Hawaiian Islands (Ref. 58302).
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Inhabits sandy bottoms (Ref. 11230).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 13 November 2019 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 05.07.96
Modified by: OrtaƱez, Auda Kareen - 09.01.08

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