Short alfonsino

The Short alfonsino lives in the benthopelagic, marine environment.

The short Alfonsino is endemic to South Africa and is known from Tongaat to Knysna. It has a white bar at the tail fin base and tail fin lobes shorter than the head . More

Short alfonsino Centroberyx spinosus This species has only been found from Storms River Mouth to Durban, and is thus far from home. It is not likely to be a rare resident, due to this distance. More

Common names

Kort alfonsino in Afrikaans
Kort beryx in Danish (dansk)
Short alfonsino in English
spiny slimehead in English
短体拟棘鲷 in Mandarin Chinese
短體擬棘鯛 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Beryciformes
Family : Berycidae
Genus : Centroberyx
Species : Centroberyx spinosus
Authority : Gilchrist, 1903