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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Ophidiiformes
Family: Carapidae Pearlfishes
Subfamily: Carapinae
Genus: Onuxodon

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3 species (see list below)

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Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Onuxodon fowleri (Smith, 1955)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Onuxodon fowleri
[Fowler's pearlfish]
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Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 10 cm TL

 
Onuxodon margaritiferae
[Bivalve pearlfish]

Photo by SFSA

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Onuxodon parvibrachium (Fowler, 1927)

Photo by SFSA
 
Onuxodon parvibrachium
[Oyster pearlfish]
3 Species of Family Carapidae with Genus Onuxodon
(Pearlfishes)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1955 Onuxodon fowleri Fowler's pearlfish Indo-Pacific 10 TL
1921 Onuxodon margaritiferae Bivalve pearlfish Eastern Indian Ocean 10 TL
1927 Onuxodon parvibrachium Oyster pearlfish Indo-Pacific 10 TL



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