Serranus tortugarum

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chalk bass
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S. tortugarum
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Serranus tortugarum
Longley, 1935

The chalk bass (Serranus tortugarum) is a species of bass fish from warm parts of the Western Atlantic, including the Caribbean, the Bahamas and southern Florida, that occasionally makes its way into the aquarium trade. This planktivore is found at depths of 12 to 369 m (39–1,211 ft) and grows to a total length of 8 cm (3.1 in).[1]

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  1. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2019). "Serranus tortugarum" in FishBase. June 2019 version.

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