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Family: Aulopidae Aulopus



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

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



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

Photo by Photo by Alvheim, O./Institute of Marine Research (IMR)
 
Aulopus cadenati
[Guinean flagfin]



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

Photo by Photo by Cambraia Duarte, P.M.N. (c)ImagDOP
 
Aulopus filamentosus
[Royal flagfin]
No picture found

Max. Length 17.3 cm SL

 
Hime capitonis
[New Caledonian flagfin]
No picture found

Max. Length 18.3 cm SL

 
Hime caudizoma
[Indonesian flagfin]



Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 19.3 cm SL
Hime curtirostris (Thomson, 1967)

Photo by Photo by Graham, K.
 
Hime curtirostris
[Shortsnout threadsail]
No picture found

Max. Length 17 cm SL

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

Photo by Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan
 
Hime formosana
[]



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

Photo by Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Hime japonica
[Japanese thread-sail fish]
No picture found

Max. Length 25.1 cm SL

 
Hime microps
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 26.8 cm SL

 
Hime pyrhistion
[Flaming flagfin]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 17.3 cm SL
Hime surrubea Gomon & Struthers, 2015

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Hime surrubea
[Rosy flagfin]



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

Photo by Photo by Camrrubi, J.-F.
 
Latropiscis purpurissatus
[Sergeant baker]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 31.1 cm SL
Leptaulopus damasi (Tanaka, 1915)

Photo by Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Leptaulopus damasi
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 27.4 cm SL

 
Leptaulopus erythrozonatus
[Duckbill flagfin]



15 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Aulopus bajacali Eastern Pacific flagfin Eastern Pacific 24.6 SL 1984
Aulopus cadenati Guinean flagfin Southeast Atlantic 40 SL 1953
Aulopus filamentosus Royal flagfin Eastern Atlantic 44 SL 1792
Hime capitonis New Caledonian flagfin Western Pacific 17.3 SL 2015
Hime caudizoma Indonesian flagfin Western Pacific 18.3 SL 2015
Hime curtirostris Shortsnout threadsail Southwest Pacific 19.3 SL 1967
Hime diactithrix Western Pacific 17 SL 2008
Hime formosana Eastern Indian Ocean in W 23.0 SL 1994
Hime japonica Japanese thread-sail fish Western Pacific 22.3 SL 1877
Hime microps Southeast Pacific 25.1 SL 1989
Hime pyrhistion Flaming flagfin Southwestern Pacific 26.8 SL 2013
Hime surrubea Rosy flagfin Eastern Central Pacific 17.3 SL 2015
Latropiscis purpurissatus Sergeant baker Southwest Pacific 60 TL 1843
Leptaulopus damasi Western Pacific 31.1 SL 1915
Leptaulopus erythrozonatus Duckbill flagfin Southwestern Pacific 27.4 SL 2013



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