Kanekonia florida Tanaka, 1915
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Family:  Aploactinidae (Velvetfishes)
Max. size:  4.57 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; depth range 20 - 30 m
Distribution:  Western Pacific: known only from Japan.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 11-13; Dorsal soft rays (total): 8-10; Anal spines: 1-1; Anal soft rays: 8-8. Body somewhat slender and compressed. Cheek and body sparsely covered with soft papillae. Preoperculum with 4 blunt spines. Teeth on prevomer; none on palatine. Anterior part of dorsal fin higher. Body creamy white in preserved specimen. Attains 4.5 cm SL.
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Luna, Susan M. - 06.02.95

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