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Family: Latimeriidae Gombessa



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2 species (see list below)

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Indian Ocean
Max. Length 200 cm TL
Latimeria chalumnae Smith, 1939

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Latimeria chalumnae
[Coelacanth]

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Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 140 cm TL
Latimeria menadoensis Pouyaud, Wirjoatmodjo, Rachmatika, Tjakrawidjaja, Hadiaty & Hadie, 1999

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Latimeria menadoensis
[Sulawesi coelacanth]
2 Species of Family Latimeriidae
(Gombessa)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1939 Latimeria chalumnae Coelacanth Indian Ocean 200 TL
1999 Latimeria menadoensis Sulawesi coelacanth Western Central Pacific 140 TL



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