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Ammodytoides kimurai  Ida & Randall, 1993

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Ammodytidae (Sand lances)
Etymology: Ammodytoides: Greek, ammos = sand + Greek, dytes = anyone that likes immersions, diving (Ref. 45335);  kimurai: Named for Johnson Kimura..   More on author: Randall.

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Marine; demersal; depth range ? - 15 m (Ref. 11668).   Temperate, preferred ?

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Northwest Pacific: Ogasawara Islands.

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Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 12.1 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 11668)

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Dorsal spines (total): 0; Dorsal soft rays (total): 48-49; Anal spines: 0; Anal soft rays: 23 - 24; Vertebrae: 59 - 61. Body bluish gray dorsally, silvery white laterally and ventrally; dorsal head yellow; dorsal fin with a series of small black spots at outer edge; caudal-fin lobes dusky at the center, the rest whitish . Upper edge of opercle without scales; pelvic fins absent. Body depth 9.7-10 in SL (Ref. 11668).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

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Ida, H. and J.E. Randall, 1993. Ammodytoides kimurai, a new species of sand lance (Ammodytidae) from the Ogasawara Islands. Jap. J. Ichthyol. 40(2):147-151. (Ref. 11668)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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