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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Cepolidae Bandfishes

Genus: Acanthocepola

(See list of species below)



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4 species (see list below)

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Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Acanthocepola abbreviata (Valenciennes, 1835)

Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.
 
Acanthocepola abbreviata
[Bandfish]

Photo by Hasan, M.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Acanthocepola indica (Day, 1888)

Photo by Hasan, M.E.
 
Acanthocepola indica
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Photo by CSIRO

Western Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Acanthocepola krusensternii (Temminck & Schlegel, 1845)

Photo by CSIRO
 
Acanthocepola krusensternii
[Red-spotted bandfish]

Photo by Mohite, S.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Acanthocepola limbata (Valenciennes, 1835)

Photo by Mohite, S.
 
Acanthocepola limbata
[Blackspot bandfish]
4 Species of Family Cepolidae with Genus Acanthocepola
(Bandfishes)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1835 Acanthocepola abbreviata Bandfish Indo-West Pacific 30 TL
1888 Acanthocepola indica Indo-West Pacific 35 TL
1845 Acanthocepola krusensternii Red-spotted bandfish Western Pacific 40 TL
1835 Acanthocepola limbata Blackspot bandfish Northwest Pacific 50 TL



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