Apodocreedia vanderhorsti de Beaufort, 1948
Longfin burrower
Apodocreedia vanderhorsti
photo by SFSA

Family:  Creediidae (Sandburrowers)
Max. size:  8 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; marine; depth range 0 - 16 m
Distribution:  Western Indian Ocean: occurs between Delagoa Bay, Mozambique and Durban, South Africa.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 0-0; Dorsal soft rays (total): 36-40; Anal spines: 0-0; Anal soft rays: 33-36. Body silvery white.
Biology:  Occurs from the intertidal to at least 16 m.
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 26 January 2009 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 01.05.93
Modified by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 14.02.97

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