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Family: Triacanthodidae Spikefishes



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23 species (see list below)

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Photo by CSIRO

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 4.4 cm SL
Atrophacanthus japonicus (Kamohara, 1941)

Photo by CSIRO
 
Atrophacanthus japonicus
[]

Photo by Shao, K.T.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 9.3 cm SL
Bathyphylax bombifrons Myers, 1934

Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Bathyphylax bombifrons
[]
No picture found
Indian Ocean

 
Bathyphylax omen
[]
No picture found
Central Pacific
Max. Length 11.9 cm SL

 
Bathyphylax pruvosti
[]

Photo by Shao, K.T.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 21.6 cm SL
Halimochirurgus alcocki Weber, 1913

Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Halimochirurgus alcocki
[]

Photo by CSIRO

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Halimochirurgus centriscoides Alcock, 1899

Photo by CSIRO
 
Halimochirurgus centriscoides
[Longsnout spikefish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 14.4 cm SL
Hollardia goslinei Tyler, 1968

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Hollardia goslinei
[Hawaiian spikefish]

Photo by JAMARC

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 11.5 cm SL
Hollardia hollardi Poey, 1861

Photo by JAMARC
 
Hollardia hollardi
[Reticulate spikefish]
No picture found
Western Atlantic
Max. Length 10 cm TL

 
Hollardia meadi
[Spotted spikefish]
No picture found
Western Central Atlantic

 
Johnsonina eriomma
[]

Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Macrorhamphosodes platycheilus Fowler, 1934

Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.
 
Macrorhamphosodes platycheilus
[Trumpetsnout spikefish]

Photo by Ho, H.-C.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 16.5 cm SL
Macrorhamphosodes uradoi (Kamohara, 1933)

Photo by Ho, H.-C.
 
Macrorhamphosodes uradoi
[Trumpetsnout]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean

 
Mephisto fraserbrunneri
[]

Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Parahollardia lineata (Longley, 1935)

Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory
 
Parahollardia lineata
[Jambeau]
No picture found
Western Central Atlantic

 
Parahollardia schmidti
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific

 
Paratriacanthodes abei
[]
No picture found
Indo-Pacific.
Max. Length 8 cm TL

 
Paratriacanthodes herrei
[]

Photo by Shao, K.T.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm SL
Paratriacanthodes retrospinis Fowler, 1934

Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Paratriacanthodes retrospinis
[Sawspine spikefish]

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
[]

Photo by CSIRO

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm SL
Tydemania navigatoris Weber, 1913

Photo by CSIRO
 
Tydemania navigatoris
[Fleshy-lipped spikefish]
23 Species of Family Triacanthodidae
(Spikefishes)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1941 Atrophacanthus japonicus Indo-West Pacific 4.4 SL
1934 Bathyphylax bombifrons Indo-West Pacific 9.3 SL
1966 Bathyphylax omen Indian Ocean
2006 Bathyphylax pruvosti Central Pacific 11.9 SL
1913 Halimochirurgus alcocki Indo-West Pacific 21.6 SL
1899 Halimochirurgus centriscoides Longsnout spikefish Indo-West Pacific 15 TL
1968 Hollardia goslinei Hawaiian spikefish Eastern Central Pacific 14.4 SL
1861 Hollardia hollardi Reticulate spikefish Western Atlantic 11.5 SL
1966 Hollardia meadi Spotted spikefish Western Atlantic 10 TL
1934 Johnsonina eriomma Western Central Atlantic
1934 Macrorhamphosodes platycheilus Trumpetsnout spikefish Indo-West Pacific 13 TL
1933 Macrorhamphosodes uradoi Trumpetsnout Indo-West Pacific 16.5 SL
1966 Mephisto fraserbrunneri Eastern Indian Ocean
1935 Parahollardia lineata Jambeau Western Atlantic 20 TL
1959 Parahollardia schmidti Western Central Atlantic
1997 Paratriacanthodes abei Northwest Pacific
1934 Paratriacanthodes herrei Indo-Pacific. 8 TL
1934 Paratriacanthodes retrospinis Sawspine spikefish Indo-Pacific 12 SL
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
1913 Tydemania navigatoris Fleshy-lipped spikefish Indo-West Pacific 12 SL



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