Physical Description

Diagnostic Description

Description

Distribution: Indo-Pacific, as far as Hawaii. Body elongate and usually scaleless. Tip of tongue with 2 lobes. Lower jaw jutted with the chin enlarged. Small eyes. Anal and dorsal fins not confluent with caudal fin. Usually 1 dorsal fin with 4-6 weak spines; soft rays usually 13-18. Pelvic fins usually separate; spine 1; soft rays 5. About 6 cm maximum length. Usually live in sandy shallow waters; many are burrowing with only the head out.
  • MASDEA (1997).
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Statistics of barcoding coverage

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLD) Stats
Specimen Records: 4
Specimens with Sequences: 4
Specimens with Barcodes: 4
Species: 1
Species With Barcodes: 1
Public Records: 2
Public BINs: 1
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Kraemeriidae

For other uses, see Sand goby.

The sand darters, family Kraemeriidae, are a small family of Perciformes fishes native to the Indian Ocean to the central Pacific Ocean. They live in sandy shallow pools and are found among coral. One species is restricted to fresh waters of Madagascar. In breeding coloration the male fish has an occelated spot at the rear of the first dorsal fin.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2013). "Kraemeriidae" in FishBase. August 2013 version.
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