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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Perciformes/Uranoscopoidei
Family: Ammodytidae Sand lances

Genus: Bleekeria

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Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 6.3 cm SL
Bleekeria estuaria Randall & Ida, 2014

Photo by Photo by Connell, A.
 
Bleekeria estuaria
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Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 10.6 cm SL
Bleekeria kallolepis Günther, 1862

Photo by Photo by Devarapalli, P.
 
Bleekeria kallolepis
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Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 16 cm TL
Bleekeria mitsukurii Jordan & Evermann, 1902

Photo by Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.
 
Bleekeria mitsukurii
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Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 16 cm TL
Bleekeria murtii Joshi, Zacharia & Kanthan, 2012

Photo by Photo by Paramasivam, K.
 
Bleekeria murtii
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Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 12.1 cm SL
Bleekeria profunda Randall & Ida, 2014

Photo by Photo by Alvheim, O.
 
Bleekeria profunda
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Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 14.6 cm SL
Bleekeria viridianguilla (Fowler, 1931)

Photo by Photo by CSIRO
 
Bleekeria viridianguilla
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6 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Bleekeria estuaria Western Indian Ocean 6.3 SL 2014
Bleekeria kallolepis Eastern Indian Ocean 10.6 SL 1862
Bleekeria mitsukurii Indo-Pacific 16 TL 1902
Bleekeria murtii Eastern Indian Ocean 16 TL 2012
Bleekeria profunda Western Indian Ocean 12.1 SL 2014
Bleekeria viridianguilla Indo-West Pacific 14.6 SL 1931



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