Gazza rhombea Kimura, Yamashita & Iwatsuki, 2000
Rhomboid toothpony
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 Family:  Leiognathidae (Slimys, slipmouths, or ponyfishes)
 Max. size:  17.6 cm SL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  demersal; depth range - 50 m
 Distribution:  Indo-West Pacific: Pakistan to northeastern Australia and Vanuatu, north to Okinawa, Japan.
 Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 8-8; Dorsal soft rays (total): 16-16; Anal spines: 3-3; Anal soft rays: 14-14; Vertebrae: 24-24
 Biology:  Occurs in inshore waters of the continental shelf (Ref. 75154). Minimum depth from Ref. 58018.
 IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated  (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
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 Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 19.03.02
 Modified by: OrtaƱez, Auda Kareen - 27.11.08

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