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Family: Aulopidae Aulopus



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10 species (see list below)

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Photo by Jimenez Prado, P.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 24.6 cm SL
Aulopus bajacali Parin & Kotlyar, 1984

Photo by Jimenez Prado, P.
 
Aulopus bajacali
[Eastern Pacific flagfin]

Photo by Alvheim, O./Institute of Marine Research (IMR)

Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 40 cm SL
Aulopus cadenati Poll, 1953

Photo by Alvheim, O./Institute of Marine Research (IMR)
 
Aulopus cadenati
[Guinean flagfin]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 17 cm SL

 
Aulopus diactithrix
[]

Photo by Cambraia Duarte, P.M.N. (c)ImagDOP

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 44 cm SL
Aulopus filamentosus (Bloch, 1792)

Photo by Cambraia Duarte, P.M.N. (c)ImagDOP
 
Aulopus filamentosus
[Royal flagfin]
No picture found
Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 19.3 cm SL

 
Hime curtirostris
[Shortsnout threadsail]

Photo by Shao, K.T.

Northwest Pacific

Hime damasi (Tanaka, 1915)

Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Hime damasi
[]

Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan

Eastern Indian Ocean in W
Max. Length 23.0 cm SL
Hime formosana (Lee & Chao, 1994)

Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan
 
Hime formosana
[]

Photo by Shao, K.T.

Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 22.3 cm SL
Hime japonica (Günther, 1877)

Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Hime japonica
[Japanese thread-sail fish]
No picture found
Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 25.1 cm SL

 
Hime microps
[]

Photo by Camrrubi, J.-F.

Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Latropiscis purpurissatus (Richardson, 1843)

Photo by Camrrubi, J.-F.
 
Latropiscis purpurissatus
[Sergeant baker]
10 Species of Family Aulopidae
(Aulopus)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1984 Aulopus bajacali Eastern Pacific flagfin Eastern Pacific 24.6 SL
1953 Aulopus cadenati Guinean flagfin Southeast Atlantic 40 SL
2008 Aulopus diactithrix Western Pacific 17 SL
1792 Aulopus filamentosus Royal flagfin Eastern Atlantic 44 SL
1967 Hime curtirostris Shortsnout threadsail Southwest Pacific 19.3 SL
1915 Hime damasi Northwest Pacific
1994 Hime formosana Eastern Indian Ocean in W 23.0 SL
1877 Hime japonica Japanese thread-sail fish Pacific Ocean 22.3 SL
1989 Hime microps Southeast Pacific 25.1 SL
1843 Latropiscis purpurissatus Sergeant baker Southwest Pacific 60 TL



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