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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Kurtidae Nurseryfishes

Genus: Kurtus

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2 species (see list below)

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Photo by Berra, T.M.

Asia and Oceania
Max. Length 63 cm TL
Kurtus gulliveri Castelnau, 1878

Photo by Berra, T.M.
 
Kurtus gulliveri
[Nurseryfish]

Photo by Sen, S.K.

Asia
Max. Length 12.6 cm TL
Kurtus indicus Bloch, 1786

Photo by Sen, S.K.
 
Kurtus indicus
[Indian hump head]
2 Species of Family Kurtidae with Genus Kurtus
(Nurseryfishes)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1878 Kurtus gulliveri Nurseryfish Asia and Oceania 63 TL
1786 Kurtus indicus Indian hump head Asia 12.6 TL



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