Wirtz, Peter, Ferreira, Carlos Eduardo L., Floeter, Sergio R., Fricke, Ronald, Gasparini, João Luiz, Iwamoto, Tomio, Rocha, Luiz, 2007, Coastal Fishes of São Tomé and Príncipe islands, Gulf of Guinea (Eastern Atlantic Ocean) — an update, Zootaxa 1523, pp. 1-48: 16

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Unidentified species

A large swarm of fish belonging to this family was observed and photographed over sandy bottom in about 20 m depth near Kia. The species cannot be identified from the photos. No species of this family have so far been recorded from São Tomé and Príncipe. The only ammodytid known from the eastern Atlantic, Ammodytes cicerelus (Rafinesque, 1810)  is recorded from the Mediterranean and Black seas, and along the African coast from Morocco to Angola (Quéro 1990).