Argentina brasiliensis Kobyliansky, 2004
Argentina brasiliensis
photo by Carvalho Filho, A.

 Family:  Argentinidae (Argentines or herring smelts)
 Max. size: 
 Environment:  demersal
 Distribution:  Southwestern Atlantic: shelf waters of Brazil.
 Diagnosis:  Vertebrae: 50-52. This species is distinct by having the following characters: ceratobranchial of the first branchial arch with 7 rakers; pectoral fin with 17-18 rays; ventral fin 11-12 rays; lateral line scales 51-53 (usually 52); vertebrae 50-52 (usually 51) (Ref. 82076).
 IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated  (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
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 Entered by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 18.08.09

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