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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Cheilodactylidae Morwongs

Genus: Chirodactylus

(See list of species below)



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3 species (see list below)

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Photo by Coetzee, C.

Southeast Atlantic and We
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Chirodactylus brachydactylus (Cuvier, 1830)

Photo by Coetzee, C.
 
Chirodactylus brachydactylus
[Two-tone fingerfin]

Photo by FAO

Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 180 cm TL
Chirodactylus grandis (Günther, 1860)

Photo by FAO
 
Chirodactylus grandis
[Bank steenbras]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Chirodactylus jessicalenorum Smith, 1980

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Chirodactylus jessicalenorum
[Natal fingerfin]
3 Species of Family Cheilodactylidae with Genus Chirodactylus
(Morwongs)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1830 Chirodactylus brachydactylus Two-tone fingerfin Southeast Atlantic and We 40 TL
1860 Chirodactylus grandis Bank steenbras Southeast Atlantic 180 TL
1980 Chirodactylus jessicalenorum Natal fingerfin Western Indian Ocean 50 TL



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