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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Osmeriformes
Family: Platytroctidae Tubeshoulders

Genus: Platytroctes

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2 species (see list below)

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Photo by JAMARC

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 18 cm SL
Platytroctes apus Günther, 1878

Photo by JAMARC
 
Platytroctes apus
[Legless searsid]
No picture found
Northeast Atlantic
Max. Length 12 cm SL

 
Platytroctes mirus
[Leaf searsid]
2 Species of Family Platytroctidae with Genus Platytroctes
(Tubeshoulders)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1878 Platytroctes apus Legless searsid Eastern Atlantic 18 SL
1909 Platytroctes mirus Leaf searsid Northeast Atlantic 12 SL



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