Sphoeroides sechurae Hildebrand, 1946
Peruvian puffer
Sphoeroides sechurae
photo by Robertson, R.

Family:  Tetraodontidae (Puffers), subfamily: Tetraodontinae
Max. size:  17 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; marine; depth range 10 - 60 m
Distribution:  Eastern Pacific: Gulf of California to Chimbote Bay, Peru.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Found on soft bottom of shallow waters (Ref. 9349).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 01 May 2008 Ref. (126983)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 


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