Bleekeria viridianguilla (Fowler, 1931)
Tropical Pacific sandlance
Bleekeria viridianguilla
photo by CSIRO

Family:  Ammodytidae (Sand lances)
Max. size:  14.6 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; marine; depth range - 80 m
Distribution:  Western Pacific: from Hong Kong and Taiwan to Australia.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 0-0; Anal spines: 0-0. Mouth large; lower jaw strongly projecting; upper jaw protrusible.
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Luna, Susan M. - 10.06.94
Modified by: Kesner-Reyes, Kathleen - 21.07.21
Checked by: Collette, Bruce B. - 05.10.95

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