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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Tetraodontiformes
Family: Triacanthodidae Spikefishes

Genus: Triacanthodes

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4 species (see list below)

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Photo by Shao, K.T.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Triacanthodes anomalus (Temminck & Schlegel, 1850)

Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Triacanthodes anomalus
[]

Photo by CSIRO

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 8.5 cm SL
Triacanthodes ethiops Alcock, 1894

Photo by CSIRO
 
Triacanthodes ethiops
[Shortsnout spikefish]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean.

 
Triacanthodes indicus
[]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 7.1 cm SL

 
Triacanthodes intermedius
[]
4 Species of Family Triacanthodidae with Genus Triacanthodes
(Spikefishes)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1850 Triacanthodes anomalus Northwest Pacific 10 SL
1894 Triacanthodes ethiops Shortsnout spikefish Indo-West Pacific 8.5 SL
1982 Triacanthodes indicus Western Indian Ocean.
1984 Triacanthodes intermedius Western Pacific 7.1 SL



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