Xenocephalus elongatus (Temminck & Schlegel, 1843)
photo by CSIRO

Family:  Uranoscopidae (Stargazers)
Max. size:  30 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  bathypelagic; marine; depth range 35 - 440 m
Distribution:  Indo-West Pacific: Japan and the Ryukyu Islands to the East China Sea. Also found in Indonesia (Ref. 5978).
Biology:  Found on the shelf and shelf edge (Ref. 11230)
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (130435)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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