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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Syngnathiformes
Family: Centriscidae Snipefishes and shrimpfishes
Subfamily: Centriscinae
Genus: Centriscus

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2 species (see list below)

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Photo by FAO

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Centriscus cristatus (De Vis, 1885)

Photo by FAO
 
Centriscus cristatus
[Smooth razorfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Centriscus scutatus Linnaeus, 1758

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Centriscus scutatus
[Grooved razor-fish]
2 Species of Family Centriscidae with Genus Centriscus
(Snipefishes and shrimpfishes)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1885 Centriscus cristatus Smooth razorfish Indo-West Pacific 30 TL
1758 Centriscus scutatus Grooved razor-fish Indo-Pacific 15 TL



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