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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Lampriformes
Family: Trachipteridae Ribbonfishes

Genus: Zu

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2 species (see list below)

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Photo by JAMARC

Circumglobal in the tropi
Max. Length 118 cm SL
Zu cristatus (Bonelli, 1819)

Photo by JAMARC
 
Zu cristatus
[Scalloped ribbonfish]

Photo by SFSA

Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 120 cm TL
Zu elongatus Heemstra & Kannemeyer, 1984

Photo by SFSA
 
Zu elongatus
[Taper-tail ribbonfish]
2 Species of Family Trachipteridae with Genus Zu
(Ribbonfishes)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1819 Zu cristatus Scalloped ribbonfish Circumglobal in the tropi 118 SL
1984 Zu elongatus Taper-tail ribbonfish Southeast Atlantic 120 TL



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