Apletodon pellegrini

Author: Chabanaud, 1925

Apletodon pellegrini Chabanaud, 1925

Status in World Register of Marine Species:
Accepted name: Apletodon pellegrini (Chabanaud, 1925) (updated 2009-06-25)

Diagnosis: head relatively long, 2.3 times in SL. Body depth 5.1-5.2, and disc length 3.3- 3.5 times in SL. Dorsal finrays 6; anal finrays 5; pectoral finrays 22-25 (m = 23); caudal finrays 10-12. Colour: carmine red with traces of greenish pigment. Dorsal and anal fins with reddish oblique lines which become transverse on caudal fin. Size: to 32 mm

Habitat, Food, Reproduction: no data.

Distribution: Madeira and southwards from the Canaries and Cape Verde Is. to Port Elizabeth, South Africa.

Eggs, larvae and young stages. No data.
Otoliths (sagitta). No data.