Dwarf sand perch

The Dwarf sand perch lives in the reef-associated, marine, depth range - 100 m environment.

Dwarf Sand Perch populations in the marine reserve surrounding Nazareth Bay on St. Thomas, which is the location of Aqua Action Dive Center. Nate confirms the identity of the fish he survey's using a simple Canon S400 Elph digital camera in a Canon DC800 housing. More

Dwarf Sand Perch is distinguished from Bolo (D. radiale), which also has single center of radiating spines on preopercle, by presence of 15 (rather than 17) pectoral rays; Bolo occurs along coast of South America from Venezuela to Brazil. More

The dwarf sand perch has spines radiating from a single center rather than two areas as in the sand perch. More

sand perch or dwarf sand perch, as bait in any commercial or recreational fishery in the exclusive economic zone of the Gulf of Mexico, with a limited exception for crustacean trap fisheries; requires an approved vessel monitoring system (VMS) on board vessels with Federal commercial permits for More

sand perch and dwarf sand perch, with any gear for bait. (No preferred alternative on whether to apply this provision to commercial fishing, recreational fishing, or both.) * Vessel monitoring system (Section 8. More

Dwarf Sand Perch Is Good Bait - Dwarf Sand Perch is another great Amberjack and Grouper bait. They are similar to the Sand Perch. They have a green color body and have blue lines on their cheeks. More

Common names

Aguavina in English
dwarf sand perch in English
Guatacare de hebra in Spanish (español)
Lille sandhavaborre in Danish (dansk)
Michole-da-areia in Portuguese (Português)
Serran fil in French (français)
Serrano de hebra in Spanish (español)
serrano guabino in Spanish (español)
侏沙鮨 in Chinese (中文)
侏沙鮨 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Perciformes
Family : Serranidae
Genus : Diplectrum
Species : Diplectrum bivittatum
Authority : Valenciennes, 1828