Aseraggodes longipinnis Randall & Desoutter-Meniger, 2007
Longfinned sole
Aseraggodes longipinnis
photo by Randall, J.E.

Family:  Soleidae (Soles)
Max. size:  5.48 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; marine; depth range - 9 m
Distribution:  Western Pacific: Indonesia.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal soft rays (total): 71-71; Anal soft rays: 49-49. Description: Characterized by pale yellowish with series of faint, dark spots along lateral line; pale yellowish rays on fins and translucent membrane; branched dorsal rays except first four rays; all anal rays branched; relatively long dorsal and anal rays, longest about 1.1 in HL; caudal rays 18; pectoral fins absent; lateral line of eyed side unbranched with76 scales, including nine anterior to upper end of gill opening; presence of caudal peduncle; ctenoid scales; membranous tubular nostril in front of lower eye not reaching edge of lower eye when laid back; ocular side of snout before base of anterior nostril with broad zone of cirri; depth of body 2.6 in SL (Ref. 90102).
Biology:  Collected from a patch of sand in a reef at a depth of 9 m (Ref. 75879)..
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 04.06.08
Modified by: Kesner-Reyes, Kathleen - 19.07.13

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