Prionotus alatus Goode & Bean, 1883
Spiny searobin
photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory

Family:  Triglidae (Searobins), subfamily: Prionotinae
Max. size:  17.5 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; depth range 35 - 180 m
Distribution:  Western Atlantic: Virginia to southern Florida in USA and Bahamas; eastern Gulf of Mexico to Louisiana in USA and south to Campeche in Mexico. Also in Caribbean Sea.
Diagnosis:   
Biology: 
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 20 August 2012 Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Froese, Rainer - 01.05.91
Modified by: Bailly, Nicolas - 15.07.13
Checked by: Torres, Armi G. - 30.08.94

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