Hypoplectrus gemma Goode & Bean, 1882
Blue hamlet
photo by Lobel, P.

Family:  Serranidae (Sea basses: groupers and fairy basslets)
Max. size:  13 cm NG (male/unsexed)
Environment:  reef-associated; marine
Distribution:  Western Central Atlantic: USA (Florida) and Mexico.
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 21 August 2012 Ref. (126983)
Threat to humans:  harmless

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