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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Kyphosidae Sea chubs
Subfamily: Microcanthinae
Genus: Atypichthys

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2 species (see list below)

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Photo by Randall, J.E.

Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm SL
Atypichthys latus McCulloch & Waite, 1916

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Atypichthys latus
[Eastern footballer]

Photo by Yau, B.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Atypichthys strigatus (Günther, 1860)

Photo by Yau, B.
 
Atypichthys strigatus
[Australian mado]
2 Species of Family Kyphosidae with Genus Atypichthys
(Sea chubs)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1916 Atypichthys latus Eastern footballer Southwest Pacific 30 SL
1860 Atypichthys strigatus Australian mado Indo-West Pacific 25 TL



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