Cat-eLog Right Arrow Amphiliidae Right Arrow Leptoglaninae Right Arrow The genus Dolichamphilius

Jump to next section Summary of Dolichamphilius
Etymology From the greek dolichos, long or elongate; ammos, sand; and philos, beloved,dear. Gender masculine.
Identification Body and especially caudal peduncle extremely elongate;pectoral fin with 9-11 branched rays;outermost branched ray of pectoral and pelvic fins more elongate, so these fins have a falcate shape;principle caudal finrays 6-7.
Sexing Unknown
Size Smallest 42mm, largest 54mm, average 48mm, most commonly 54mm. All SL.
Species There are 2 "species" in the database
New spp. / time
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Jump to next section Distribution of selected Dolichamphilius species