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Ikanago (イカナゴ, Ikanago) is a senior of Sunagakure.
Ikanago is very interested in the Kazekage's lineage, fearfully thinking that if Kankurō and Gaara were not to have any children, then Shikadai Nara would become the only remaining member of the bloodline and "worse", lost to Konohagakure.
Gaara Hiden: A Sandstorm Mirage
During a meeting with Gaara, Ikanago was present and, alongside other seniors, attempted to convince the Kazekage in accepting an arranged marriage meeting to continue his prominent bloodline for the village.