Pseudoplesiops howensis Allen, 1987
Lord Howe Dottyback
photo by Randall, J.E.

Family:  Pseudochromidae (Dottybacks), subfamily: Pseudoplesiopinae
Max. size:  2.8 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  reef-associated; marine; depth range 20 - 25 m
Distribution:  Western Central Pacific: Australia (including Lord Howe Island) and New Caledonia (Ref. 11897).
Biology:  Occurs inshore (Ref. 7300). Inhabits coral reef (Ref. 75154).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 10 March 2015 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 09.09.95
Modified by: OrtaƱez, Auda Kareen - 21.11.08

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