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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Beloniformes
Family: Belonidae Needlefishes

Genus: Xenentodon

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2 species (see list below)

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Asia
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Xenentodon cancila (Hamilton, 1822)

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Xenentodon cancila
[Freshwater garfish]

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Asia
Max. Length 30 cm SL
Xenentodon canciloides (Bleeker, 1854)

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Xenentodon canciloides
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2 Species of Family Belonidae with Genus Xenentodon
(Needlefishes)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1822 Xenentodon cancila Freshwater garfish Asia 40 TL
1854 Xenentodon canciloides Asia 30 SL



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