Paralabrax auroguttatus

Alternate names: Goldspotted sand bass

Author: Walford, 1936


Size: to 71 cm

General: Gold-orange spots covering the body, three white lines, and with long thrid dorsal spine.

Geographic Information

Published depth range: 30 - 152 m

Ocean range (global): West coast of Baja, throughout Sea of Cortez and south to Guatemala.

Additional Information

Consulting taxonomist: Robert Lea, Research Associate Ichthyology, California Academy of Sciences.


Encyclopedia of Life

Tree of Life

World Register of Marine Species

National Center for Biotechnology Information

Mexico Fish, Flora & Fauna. Photos and species information from Baja California. John Snow.

Citation: Paralabrax auroguttatus (Walford, 1936) Deep-Sea Guide (DSG) at http://dsg/ Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Consulted on 2021-10-21.
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