Hoplichthys gilberti Jordan & Richardson, 1908
Hoplichthys gilberti
photo by Reyes, R.B.

Family:  Hoplichthyidae (Ghost flatheads)
Max. size:  20 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; marine
Distribution:  Indo-West Pacific: including Pacific coast of southern Japan and the East China Sea.
Biology:  Found in the sublittoral zone; inhabits sandy mud bottom (Ref. 11230).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (126983)
Threat to humans:  harmless

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