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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Atheriniformes
Family: Isonidae Isonids

Genus: Iso

(See list of species below)



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5 species (see list below)

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Photo by Shao, K.T.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 5 cm SL
Iso flosmaris Jordan & Starks, 1901

Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Iso flosmaris
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 5 cm TL
Iso hawaiiensis Gosline, 1952

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Iso hawaiiensis
[Hawaiian surf sardine]

Photo by SFSA

Indian Ocean
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Iso natalensis Regan, 1919

Photo by SFSA
 
Iso natalensis
[Surf sprite]

Photo by FAO

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 4 cm TL
Iso nesiotes Saeed, Ivantsoff & Crowley, 1993

Photo by FAO
 
Iso nesiotes
[Samoan surf sardine]

Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 7.5 cm TL
Iso rhothophilus (Ogilby, 1895)

Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan
 
Iso rhothophilus
[Flower of the wave]
5 Species of Family Isonidae with Genus Iso
(Isonids)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1901 Iso flosmaris Northwest Pacific 5 SL
1952 Iso hawaiiensis Hawaiian surf sardine Pacific Ocean 5 TL
1919 Iso natalensis Surf sprite Indian Ocean 8 TL
1993 Iso nesiotes Samoan surf sardine Eastern Central Pacific 4 TL
1895 Iso rhothophilus Flower of the wave Indo-Pacific 7.5 TL



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