English common name: Pacific spadefish
Spanish common name: chambo
Local name: Chambo
Taxonomic comments: Syn.: Ephippus zonatus Girard, 1858, fide Appeltans et al. (2010)
Name status: Accepted name; taxon occurs in Galapagos.
Description: Six faint to distinct dark bars. Size: 30-45cm
Comments: Habitat: Large schools in open water
Last updated: 11 Jan 2013
Taxon native but not endemic.
Not Evaluated - Not yet been evaluated against the criteria.
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Galapagos island groups: Santa Cruz.
Distribution comments: Eastern Pacific only, southern California to nothern Peru including Ecuador in the Galápagos and Malpelo Islands
Please be aware that this distribution map is automatically generated from database records (CDF and external specimens, literature records, and observations) and may not accurately reflect the currently-known distribution for all species.