Lepidammodytes macrophthalmus

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Lepidammodytes macrophthalmus
Conservation status
Not evaluated (IUCN 3.1)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Ammodytidae
Genus: Lepidammodytes
H. Ida, Sirimontaporn & Monkolprasit, 1994
Species: L. macrophthalmus
Binomial name
Lepidammodytes macrophthalmus
H. Ida, Sirimontaporn & Monkolprasit, 1994

Lepidammodytes macrophthalmus is a species of sand lance endemic to the Pacific Ocean waters around Hawaii. A deep-water fish, it is found at around 200 metres (660 ft). This species grows to a length of 15.9 centimetres (6.3 in) SL. This species is the only known member of its genus.[1]


  1. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2012). "Lepidammodytes macrophthalmus" in FishBase. December 2012 version.