Peprilus ovatus Horn, 1970
Shining butterfish
Peprilus ovatus
photo by FAO

Family:  Stromateidae (Butterfishes)
Max. size:  20 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; marine
Distribution:  Eastern Central Pacific: northern Gulf of California.
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (130435)
Threat to humans:  harmless

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