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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Tetraodontiformes
Family: Triacanthidae Triplespines

Genus: Triacanthus

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2 species (see list below)

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Photo by Iranian Fisheries Research Organization (IFRO)

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Triacanthus biaculeatus (Bloch, 1786)

Photo by Iranian Fisheries Research Organization (IFRO)
 
Triacanthus biaculeatus
[Short-nosed tripodfish]

Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 28 cm TL
Triacanthus nieuhofii Bleeker, 1852

Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.
 
Triacanthus nieuhofii
[Silver tripodfish]
2 Species of Family Triacanthidae with Genus Triacanthus
(Triplespines)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1786 Triacanthus biaculeatus Short-nosed tripodfish Indo-West Pacific 30 TL
1852 Triacanthus nieuhofii Silver tripodfish Indo-West Pacific 28 TL



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