Trachinops brauni Allen, 1977
Bluelined hulafish
Trachinops brauni
photo by Dubosc, J.

Family:  Plesiopidae (Roundheads), subfamily: Plesiopinae
Max. size:  8 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  reef-associated; depth range 3 - 10 m
Distribution:  Eastern Indian Ocean: Endemic to Australia.
Biology:  Adults occur inshore near reefs (Ref. 7300). Eggs are guarded by the male parent (Ref. 205).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (119314)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 08.09.95
Modified by: Luna, Susan M. - 14.07.11

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