Serranus chionaraia Robins & Starck, 1961
Snow bass
Serranus chionaraia
photo by Tibbatts, B.

Family:  Serranidae (Sea basses: groupers and fairy basslets)
Max. size:  5 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  reef-associated; marine; depth range 45 - 90 m
Distribution:  Western Atlantic: southern Florida in USA to northern Caribbean.
Biology:  Synchronously hermaphroditic.
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 23 August 2012 Ref. (130435)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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