Ammodytoides kimurai Ida & Randall, 1993
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Family:  Ammodytidae (Sand lances)
Max. size:  12.06 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; marine; depth range - 15 m
Distribution:  Northwest Pacific: Ogasawara Islands.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 0-0; Dorsal soft rays (total): 48-49; Anal spines: 0-0; Anal soft rays: 23-24; Vertebrae: 59-61. Body bluish gray dorsally, silvery white laterally and ventrally; dorsal head yellow; dorsal fin with a series of small black spots at outer edge; caudal-fin lobes dusky at the center, the rest whitish . Upper edge of opercle without scales; pelvic fins absent. Body depth 9.7-10 in SL (Ref. 11668).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 21.08.01

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