Family CREEDIIDAE


Common name: Sand burrowers, Sand divers, Sand lances, Sandburrowers

Silhouette

Summary:
Small slender sand dwelling fishes with large scales, single soft-rayed long-based dorsal and anal fins, a sharp fleshy snout overlapping a cirri-lined lower jaw and eyes that rotate independently; rays of dorsal, anal, pectoral and pelvic fins all unbranched.

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Sand burrowers, CREEDIIDAE in Fishes of Australia, accessed 21 Sep 2017, http://fishesofaustralia.net.au/Home/family/198