Astroscopus zephyreus Gilbert & Starks, 1897
Pacific stargazer
Astroscopus zephyreus
photo by FAO

Family:  Uranoscopidae (Stargazers)
Max. size:  37.5 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; marine
Distribution:  Eastern Pacific: California, USA to Sechura Bay, Peru.
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 01 May 2008 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  venomous
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Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 25.07.95
Modified by: Bailly, Nicolas - 10.07.07

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