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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Lophiiformes
Family: Brachionichthyidae Handfishes

Genus: Pezichthys

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5 species (see list below)

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Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 4.6 cm SL

 
Pezichthys amplispinus
[Cockatoo Handfish]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 4.2 cm SL

 
Pezichthys compressus
[Narrowbody Handfish]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 3.6 cm SL

 
Pezichthys eltanini
[Eltanin handfish]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 2.0 cm SL

 
Pezichthys macropinnis
[Longfin handfish]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 4.1 cm SL

 
Pezichthys nigrocilium
[Eyelash handfish]
5 Species of Family Brachionichthyidae with Genus Pezichthys
(Handfishes)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
2009 Pezichthys amplispinus Cockatoo Handfish Southwest Pacific 4.6 SL
2009 Pezichthys compressus Narrowbody Handfish Eastern Indian Ocean 4.2 SL
2009 Pezichthys eltanini Eltanin handfish Eastern Indian Ocean 3.6 SL
2009 Pezichthys macropinnis Longfin handfish Eastern Indian Ocean 2.0 SL
2009 Pezichthys nigrocilium Eyelash handfish Eastern Indian Ocean 4.1 SL



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