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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Albuliformes
Family: Albulidae Bonefishes
Subfamily: Albulinae
Genus: Albula

(See list of species below)



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9 species (see list below)

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Western Pacific
Max. Length 70 cm SL

 
Albula argentea
[Longjaw bonefish]
No picture found
Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 32 cm SL

 
Albula esuncula
[Eastern Pacific Bonefish]
No picture found
North America
Max. Length 25.7 cm SL

 
Albula gilberti
[Cortez Bonefish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 90 cm SL
Albula glossodonta (Forsskål, 1775)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Albula glossodonta
[Roundjaw bonefish]

Photo by Kwun, H.J. & Kim, J.K.

Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 35.0 cm SL
Albula koreana Kwun & Kim, 2011

Photo by Kwun, H.J. & Kim, J.K.
 
Albula koreana
[Korean bonefish]

Photo by Duarte, L.O.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 51 cm TL
Albula nemoptera (Fowler, 1911)

Photo by Duarte, L.O.
 
Albula nemoptera
[Threadfin bonefish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indian Ocean
Max. Length 35.4 cm SL
Albula oligolepis Hidaka, Iwatsuki & Randall, 2008

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Albula oligolepis
[Smallscale bonefish]

Photo by Stender, K.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 32.2 cm SL
Albula virgata Jordan & Jordan, 1922

Photo by Stender, K.
 
Albula virgata
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Worldwide in warm seas.
Max. Length 104 cm TL
Albula vulpes (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Albula vulpes
[Bonefish]
9 Species of Family Albulidae with Genus Albula
(Bonefishes)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1801 Albula argentea Longjaw bonefish Western Pacific 70 SL
1899 Albula esuncula Eastern Pacific Bonefish Eastern Pacific 32 SL
2011 Albula gilberti Cortez Bonefish North America 25.7 SL
1775 Albula glossodonta Roundjaw bonefish Indo-Pacific 90 SL
2011 Albula koreana Korean bonefish Pacific Ocean 35.0 SL
1911 Albula nemoptera Threadfin bonefish Western Atlantic 51 TL
2008 Albula oligolepis Smallscale bonefish Indian Ocean 35.4 SL
1922 Albula virgata Eastern Central Pacific 32.2 SL
1758 Albula vulpes Bonefish Worldwide in warm seas. 104 TL



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