Congiopodus peruvianus Cuvier, 1829, San Lorenzo Island, Peru. OTHER COMMON NAMES
Spanish: Pez chancho, chanchito; Japanese: Apachhi. PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Grows to 11 in (28 cm) maximum length. Laterally compressed, with a single, sail-like dorsal fin. Snout has a single nostril on each side. The body is light brown with irregular dark blotches and spots, particularly on the dorsal fin. Additionally, there is a black band on the caudal peduncle and caudal fin.
Cheliodonichthys spinosus Caracanthus maculatus
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