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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Aulopiformes
Family: Synodontidae Lizardfishes
Subfamily: Harpadontinae
Genus: Harpadon

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Harpadon erythraeus
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Indo-Pacific.
Max. Length 70 cm SL
Harpadon microchir Günther, 1878

Photo by Photo by Reyes, R.B.
 
Harpadon microchir
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Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Harpadon nehereus (Hamilton, 1822)

Photo by Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.
 
Harpadon nehereus
[Bombay-duck]
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Harpadon squamosus
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Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 70 cm TL
Harpadon translucens Saville-Kent, 1889

Photo by Photo by CSIRO
 
Harpadon translucens
[Glassy Bombay duck]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Harpadon erythraeus Western Indian Ocean 1983
Harpadon microchir Indo-Pacific. 70 SL 1878
Harpadon nehereus Bombay-duck Indo-West Pacific 40 TL 1822
Harpadon squamosus Indian Ocean 1891
Harpadon translucens Glassy Bombay duck Indo-West Pacific 70 TL 1889



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