Aseraggodes holcomi Randall, 2002
Aseraggodes holcomi
photo by Stender, K.

Family:  Soleidae (Soles)
Max. size:  3.6 cm SL (male/unsexed); 5.86 cm SL (female)
Environment:  demersal; marine; depth range 1 - 27 m
Distribution:  Eastern Central Pacific: currently known only from the island of O'ahu.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal soft rays (total): 68-75; Anal soft rays: 47-50; Vertebrae: 35-36. Ocular side without large, prominent dark blotches. Pectoral fins absent. Caudal peduncle present; branched fin rays 14. Dorsal- and anal-fin rays with a thin, membranous ridge on some rays, not extending more than halfway to ray tip. Head length 4.2-4.6 in SL; body thickness 2.5-3 in HL (Ref. 48239).
Biology:  Benthic on sand near reefs (Ref. 58302).
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 06 March 2015 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 04.08.03
Modified by: OrtaƱez, Auda Kareen - 09.01.08

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