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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Microdesmidae Wormfishes
Subfamily: Ptereleotrinae
Genus: Nemateleotris

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3 species (see list below)

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Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Nemateleotris decora Randall & Allen, 1973

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Nemateleotris decora
[Elegant firefish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Nemateleotris helfrichi Randall & Allen, 1973

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Nemateleotris helfrichi
[Helfrichs' dartfish]

Photo by Baur, J.-C.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Nemateleotris magnifica Fowler, 1938

Photo by Baur, J.-C.
 
Nemateleotris magnifica
[Fire goby]
3 Species of Family Microdesmidae with Genus Nemateleotris
(Wormfishes)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1973 Nemateleotris decora Elegant firefish Indo-Pacific 9 TL
1973 Nemateleotris helfrichi Helfrichs' dartfish Pacific Ocean 6 TL
1938 Nemateleotris magnifica Fire goby Indo-Pacific 9 TL



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