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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Lophiiformes
Family: Brachionichthyidae Handfishes

Genus: Brachionichthys

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2 species (see list below)

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Southern Indian to Pacifi
Max. Length 6.3 cm SL

 
Brachionichthys australis
[Australian spotted handfish]

Photo by MNHN

Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Brachionichthys hirsutus (Lacepède, 1804)

Photo by MNHN
 
Brachionichthys hirsutus
[Spotted Handfish]
2 Species of Family Brachionichthyidae with Genus Brachionichthys
(Handfishes)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
2007 Brachionichthys australis Australian spotted handfish Southern Indian to Pacifi 6.3 SL
1804 Brachionichthys hirsutus Spotted Handfish Southwest Pacific 15 TL



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