Kanekonia pelta Poss, 1982
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Family:  Aploactinidae (Velvetfishes)
Max. size:  2.85 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; depth range 46 - 55 m
Distribution:  Western Pacific: known only from one species taken from off Halmahera Islands in Indonesia.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 12-11; Dorsal soft rays (total): 9-9; Anal spines: 1-1; Anal soft rays: 9-9. Head bones, especially infraorbital series, strongly sculptured (Ref. 39602).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Luna, Susan M. - 06.02.95
Modified by: Bailly, Nicolas - 29.04.09

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