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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Dichistiidae Galjoen fishes

Genus: Dichistius

(See list of species below)



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2 species (see list below)

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Photo by FAO

Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 80 cm TL
Dichistius capensis (Cuvier, 1831)

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Dichistius capensis
[Galjoen]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Dichistius multifasciatus (Pellegrin, 1914)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Dichistius multifasciatus
[Banded galjoen]
2 Species of Family Dichistiidae with Genus Dichistius
(Galjoen fishes)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1831 Dichistius capensis Galjoen Southeast Atlantic 80 TL
1914 Dichistius multifasciatus Banded galjoen Western Indian Ocean 35 TL



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