Serranus notospilus Longley, 1935
Saddle bass
photo by Robertson, R. & C. Baldwin

Family:  Serranidae (Sea basses: groupers and fairy basslets)
Max. size:  10 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  reef-associated; marine; depth range 7 - 230 m
Distribution:  Western Atlantic: Florida Keys and northwestern Florida in USA, and Yucatan in Mexico to northern South America.
Biology:  Synchronously hermaphroditic.
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 23 August 2012 Ref. (126983)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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