Bleekeria (fish)

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Bleekeria kallolepis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Ammodytidae
Genus: Bleekeria
Günther, 1862

Bleekeria is a genus of sand lances native to the Indian Ocean and the western Pacific Ocean.


There are currently 6 recognized species in this genus:


  1. ^ a b Randall, J.E. & Ida, H. (2014): Three new species of sand lances (Perciformes: Ammodytidae) from the southwest Indian Ocean. Journal of the Ocean Science Foundation, 12: 1-11.
  2. ^ Joshi, K.K., Zacharia, P.U. & Kanthan, P. (2012): Description of a new sand lance species, Bleekeria murtii (Perciformes: Ammodytidae) from India. Indian Journal of Fisheries, 59 (2): 101-107.