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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Beryciformes
Family: Holocentridae Squirrelfishes, soldierfishes
Subfamily: Holocentrinae
Genus: Neoniphon

(See list of species below)



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5 species (see list below)

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Photo by Patzner, R.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 24 cm TL
Neoniphon argenteus (Valenciennes, 1831)

Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Neoniphon argenteus
[Clearfin squirrelfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Neoniphon aurolineatus (Liénard, 1839)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Neoniphon aurolineatus
[Yellowstriped squirrelfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Neoniphon marianus (Cuvier, 1829)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Neoniphon marianus
[Longjaw squirrelfish]

Photo by Messersmith, J.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Neoniphon opercularis (Valenciennes, 1831)

Photo by Messersmith, J.
 
Neoniphon opercularis
[Blackfin squirrelfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 32 cm TL
Neoniphon sammara (Forsskål, 1775)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Neoniphon sammara
[Sammara squirrelfish]
5 Species of Family Holocentridae with Genus Neoniphon
(Squirrelfishes, soldierfishes)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1831 Neoniphon argenteus Clearfin squirrelfish Indo-Pacific 24 TL
1839 Neoniphon aurolineatus Yellowstriped squirrelfish Indo-Pacific 25 TL
1829 Neoniphon marianus Longjaw squirrelfish Western Atlantic 18 TL
1831 Neoniphon opercularis Blackfin squirrelfish Indo-Pacific 35 TL
1775 Neoniphon sammara Sammara squirrelfish Indo-Pacific 32 TL



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