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Sand wrasse

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Kingdom  Animalia
Family  Labridae
Rank  Species
Class  Actinopterygii
Phylum  Chordata
Order  Perciformes
Genus  Ammolabrus J. E. Randall & Carlson, 1997
Similar  Novaculops, Natal wrasse, Perciformes, Pictilabrus

The sand wrasse, Ammolabrus dicrus, is a species of wrasse endemic to Oahu, Hawaii. They prefer open, sandy substrates, where they hunt for zooplankton near the ocean floor. They can be found at depths of 7 to 18 m (23 to 59 ft) in small schools. This species grows to a length of 9.4 cm (3.7 in). This species is the only known member of its genus.

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Sand wrasse Wikipedia


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