Hypoplectrus atlahua, Jarocho hamlet

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Hypoplectrus atlahua Tavera & Acero, 2013

Jarocho hamlet
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Teleostei (teleosts) > Perciformes/Serranoidei (Groupers) > Serranidae (Sea basses: groupers and fairy basslets)
Etymology: Hypoplectrus: Greek, hypo = under + Greek, plektron = sting, spur (Ref. 45335);  atlahua: Named for Atlahua, the 'deity of the waters' in Aztec mythology (a water goddess, protector of fishermen and archers); noun in apposition..

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecology

Marine; pelagic-neritic; depth range 1 - 20 m (Ref. 92994). Temperate; 22°N - 21°N (Ref. 92994)

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