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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Creediidae Sandburrowers

Genus: Limnichthys

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6 species (see list below)

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Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 5 cm TL
Limnichthys fasciatus Waite, 1904

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Limnichthys fasciatus
[Barred sand burrower]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 2.2 cm SL

 
Limnichthys marisrubri
[]

Photo by Winterbottom, R.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 3.5 cm TL
Limnichthys nitidus Smith, 1958

Photo by Winterbottom, R.
 
Limnichthys nitidus
[Sand submarine]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 2.3 cm SL

 
Limnichthys orientalis
[]
No picture found
Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 7.2 cm TL

 
Limnichthys polyactis
[Tommyfish]
No picture found
Southwest Pacific

 
Limnichthys rendahli
[]
6 Species of Family Creediidae with Genus Limnichthys
(Sandburrowers)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1904 Limnichthys fasciatus Barred sand burrower Western Pacific 5 TL
2012 Limnichthys marisrubri Western Indian Ocean 2.2 SL
1958 Limnichthys nitidus Sand submarine Indo-Pacific 3.5 TL
1999 Limnichthys orientalis Northwest Pacific 2.3 SL
1978 Limnichthys polyactis Tommyfish Southwest Pacific 7.2 TL
1958 Limnichthys rendahli Southwest Pacific



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