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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Ophidiiformes
Family: Carapidae Pearlfishes
Subfamily: Pyramodontinae
Genus: Pyramodon

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4 species (see list below)

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Photo by Parmentier, E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 36 cm TL
Pyramodon lindas Markle & Olney, 1990

Photo by Parmentier, E.
 
Pyramodon lindas
[Blackedge pearlfish]
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Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 30.5 cm TL

 
Pyramodon parini
[]

Photo by Parmentier, E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 29 cm TL
Pyramodon punctatus (Regan, 1914)

Photo by Parmentier, E.
 
Pyramodon punctatus
[Dogtooth pearlfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 18.1 cm TL
Pyramodon ventralis Smith & Radcliffe, 1913

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pyramodon ventralis
[Pallid pearlfish]
4 Species of Family Carapidae with Genus Pyramodon
(Pearlfishes)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1990 Pyramodon lindas Blackedge pearlfish Western Pacific 36 TL
1990 Pyramodon parini Southeast Pacific 30.5 TL
1914 Pyramodon punctatus Dogtooth pearlfish Indo-West Pacific 29 TL
1913 Pyramodon ventralis Pallid pearlfish Indo-West Pacific 18.1 TL



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