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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Zeiformes
Family: Zenionidae Zeniontids

Genus: Zenion

(See list of species below)



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4 species (see list below)

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Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Zenion hololepis (Goode & Bean, 1896)

Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory
 
Zenion hololepis
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No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm SL

 
Zenion japonicum
[Japanese dory]

Photo by SFSA

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 16 cm TL
Zenion leptolepis (Gilchrist & von Bonde, 1924)

Photo by SFSA
 
Zenion leptolepis
[Elongate dory]
No picture found
Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 10.8 cm SL

 
Zenion longipinnis
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4 Species of Family Zenionidae with Genus Zenion
(Zeniontids)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1896 Zenion hololepis Western Indian Ocean 12 TL
1934 Zenion japonicum Japanese dory Western Pacific 10 SL
1924 Zenion leptolepis Elongate dory Western Indian Ocean 16 TL
1970 Zenion longipinnis Eastern Atlantic 10.8 SL



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