Gonorynchus moseleyi Jordan & Snyder, 1923
Beaked sandfish
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Family:  Gonorynchidae (Beaked salmons)
Max. size:  30 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; marine; depth range 0 - 183 m
Distribution:  Eastern Central Pacific: Hawaii.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal soft rays (total): 10-11; Anal soft rays: 8-8; Vertebrae: 55-55. Exceptionally large eye, mean eye length 6.3% in SL; mean head length 26.7 in SL (Ref. 38037).
Biology:  Burrowing in sand and benthic, sometimes pelagic at shallow depths (Ref. 58302).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 26.09.01
Modified by: OrtaƱez, Auda Kareen - 13.06.07

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