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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Cepolidae Bandfishes

Genus: Sphenanthias

(See list of species below)



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6 species (see list below)

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Photo by FAO

Western Central Pacific

Sphenanthias macrophthalmus Fourmanoir, 1985

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Sphenanthias macrophthalmus
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Western Central Pacific

 
Sphenanthias nigromarginatus
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Western Central Pacific

 
Sphenanthias sibogae
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Photo by SFSA

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 39 cm TL
Sphenanthias simoterus Smith, 1968

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Sphenanthias simoterus
[]

Photo by Shao, K.T.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Sphenanthias tosaensis (Kamohara, 1934)

Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Sphenanthias tosaensis
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Indian Ocean
Max. Length 25.5 cm SL

 
Sphenanthias whiteheadi
[Indian bandfish]
6 Species of Family Cepolidae with Genus Sphenanthias
(Bandfishes)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1985 Sphenanthias macrophthalmus Western Central Pacific
1985 Sphenanthias nigromarginatus Western Central Pacific
1913 Sphenanthias sibogae Western Central Pacific
1968 Sphenanthias simoterus Western Indian Ocean 39 TL
1934 Sphenanthias tosaensis Northwest Pacific 40 TL
1973 Sphenanthias whiteheadi Indian bandfish Indian Ocean 25.5 SL



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