Trachinus lineolatus Fischer, 1885
Striped weever
photo by Alvheim, O./Institute of Marine Research (IMR)

Family:  Trachinidae (Weeverfishes)
Max. size:  15 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; marine
Distribution:  Eastern Atlantic: Guinea-Bissau (Ref. 26999) to São Tomé Island and Gabon.
Biology:  Occurs on soft bottoms (Ref. 2683) in littoral and shallow coastal waters (Ref. 6790).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 14 July 2014 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  venomous
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Entered by: Luna, Susan M. - 12.02.92
Modified by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 16.11.00
Checked by: Binohlan, Crispina B. - 23.08.94

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