Siphonognathus caninis (Scott, 1976)
Sharpnose weed whiting
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Family:  Odacidae (Cales and weed-whitings)
Max. size:  10 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; depth range 5 - 25 m
Distribution:  Eastern Indian Ocean: Australia.
Biology:  Common along the lower reaches of rocky reefs and drop-offs near the bottom in fine brown and red algae zones or in areas with sparse growths of seagrass.
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 16 September 2009 Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 07.03.95
Modified by: OrtaƱez, Auda Kareen - 21.07.15
Checked by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 08.03.95

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