Isopisthus remifer Jordan & Gilbert, 1882
Silver weakfish
photo by Robertson, R.

Family:  Sciaenidae (Drums or croakers)
Max. size:  36 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; depth range 10 - 60 m
Distribution:  Eastern Pacific: Gulf of California and southern Baja California, Mexico to Peru.
Biology:  Inhabits coastal waters and lower estuarine regions (Ref. 9118). Feeds on fishes, shrimps and cephalopods (Ref. 9118).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 24 May 2007 Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 14.07.95
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 25.09.14

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