Aseraggodes jenny Randall & Gon, 2006
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Family:  Soleidae (Soles)
Max. size:  5.63 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; marine; depth range 8 - 15 m
Distribution:  Western Indian Ocean: Mauritius.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal soft rays (total): 66-66; Anal soft rays: 49-49; Vertebrae: 34-34. Diagnosis: Dorsal rays 66; anal rays 49; lateral-line scales 77, vertebrae 34; dorsal pterygiophores anterior to fourth neural spine 11; body depth 2.35 in SL; head length (HL) 4.4 in SL; snout 2.5 in HL; eye diameter 5.55 in HL; interorbital space 6.2 in HL; tubular anterior nostril long, reaching beyond front edge of eyeball of lower eye when laid back; cirri on front of snout and ventral side of head small; no caudal peduncle; last dorsal and anal rays overlapping adjacent caudal rays; depth of caudal-fin base 1.55 in HL; longest dorsal ray 1.6 in HL; caudal fin short, 4.85 in SL; pelvic fins just reaching base of second anal ray, the longest ray 2.7 in HL; light brown, densely mottled with dark brown, with two large irregular darker brown blotches on lateral line, the posterior one in middle of lateral line, continuing as a broad irregular band ventroposteriorly to base of anal fin (Ref. 57561).
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 12 August 2019 Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 21.12.06
Modified by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 26.07.07

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