Rusichthys plesiomorphus Winterbottom, 1979
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Family:  Pseudochromidae (Dottybacks), subfamily: Congrogadinae
Max. size:  4.1 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; marine; depth range - 140 m
Distribution:  Western Indian Ocean: off Kenya (2°42'S, 40°53'E).
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 1-1; Dorsal soft rays (total): 32-33; Anal spines: 0-0; Anal soft rays: 26-27. Suborbital pores 4; medial parietal pore(s) absent.
Biology:  Minimum depth from Ref. 58018.
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 13 August 2019 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 11.06.91
Modified by: Ortañez, Auda Kareen - 22.07.08
Checked by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 29.07.94

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