Allomicrodesmus dorotheae Schultz, 1966
Dorothea's wriggler
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 Family:  Xenisthmidae (Collared wrigglers)
 Max. size: 
 Environment:  reef-associated
 Distribution:  Western Central Pacific: known only from two specimens from Bikini, Marshall Islands and the Great Barrier Reef, Queensland, Australia.
 Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 2-2; Dorsal soft rays (total): 32-36; Anal spines: 0-0; Anal soft rays: 25-26. SL to 21 mm; scales and lateral line pores absent.
 Biology:  Known only from two specimens taken from Bikini and the Great Barrier Reef (Ref. 1602).
 IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient  (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
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 Entered by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 23.04.96

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