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Family: Cepolidae Bandfishes



(See list of species below)



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23 species (see list below)

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Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Acanthocepola abbreviata (Valenciennes, 1835)

Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.
 
Acanthocepola abbreviata
[Bandfish]

Photo by Hasan, M.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Acanthocepola indica (Day, 1888)

Photo by Hasan, M.E.
 
Acanthocepola indica
[]

Photo by CSIRO

Western Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Acanthocepola krusensternii (Temminck & Schlegel, 1845)

Photo by CSIRO
 
Acanthocepola krusensternii
[Red-spotted bandfish]

Photo by Mohite, S.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Acanthocepola limbata (Valenciennes, 1835)

Photo by Mohite, S.
 
Acanthocepola limbata
[Blackspot bandfish]
No picture found
Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 25 cm TL

 
Cepola australis
[Australian bandfish]
No picture found
Southwest Pacific

 
Cepola haastii
[]

Photo by Cruscanti, M.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 80 cm TL
Cepola macrophthalma (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Cruscanti, M.
 
Cepola macrophthalma
[Red bandfish]

Photo by FAO

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 70 cm TL
Cepola pauciradiata Cadenat, 1950

Photo by FAO
 
Cepola pauciradiata
[]

Photo by CSIRO

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Cepola schlegelii Bleeker, 1854

Photo by CSIRO
 
Cepola schlegelii
[]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific

 
Owstonia dorypterus
[]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 23 cm SL

 
Owstonia grammodon
[]
No picture found
Western Pacific

 
Owstonia maccullochi
[McCulloch's bandfish]

Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.

Indo-West Pacific.
Max. Length 9.8 cm SL
Owstonia pectinifer (Myers, 1939)

Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.
 
Owstonia pectinifer
[Comb bandfish]

Photo by Liao, Y.C.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 6.3 cm SL
Owstonia sarmiento Liao, Reyes & Shao, 2009

Photo by Liao, Y.C.
 
Owstonia sarmiento
[]

Photo by CSIRO

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Owstonia totomiensis Tanaka, 1908

Photo by CSIRO
 
Owstonia totomiensis
[Short-tail bandfish]

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

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 52 cm TL
Owstonia weberi (Gilchrist, 1922)

Photo by Alvheim, O./Institute of Marine Research (IMR)
 
Owstonia weberi
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 25 cm SL

 
Pseudocepola taeniosoma
[]

Photo by FAO

Western Central Pacific

Sphenanthias macrophthalmus Fourmanoir, 1985

Photo by FAO
 
Sphenanthias macrophthalmus
[]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific

 
Sphenanthias nigromarginatus
[]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific

 
Sphenanthias sibogae
[]

Photo by SFSA

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 39 cm TL
Sphenanthias simoterus Smith, 1968

Photo by SFSA
 
Sphenanthias simoterus
[]

Photo by Shao, K.T.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Sphenanthias tosaensis (Kamohara, 1934)

Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Sphenanthias tosaensis
[]
No picture found
Indian Ocean
Max. Length 25.5 cm SL

 
Sphenanthias whiteheadi
[Indian bandfish]
23 Species of Family Cepolidae
(Bandfishes)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1835 Acanthocepola abbreviata Bandfish Indo-West Pacific 30 TL
1888 Acanthocepola indica Indo-West Pacific 35 TL
1845 Acanthocepola krusensternii Red-spotted bandfish Western Pacific 40 TL
1835 Acanthocepola limbata Blackspot bandfish Northwest Pacific 50 TL
1899 Cepola australis Australian bandfish Indo-Pacific 25 TL
1881 Cepola haastii Southwest Pacific
1758 Cepola macrophthalma Red bandfish Eastern Atlantic 80 TL
1950 Cepola pauciradiata Eastern Atlantic 70 TL
1854 Cepola schlegelii Indo-West Pacific 50 TL
1934 Owstonia dorypterus Western Central Pacific
1934 Owstonia grammodon Western Pacific 23 SL
1934 Owstonia maccullochi McCulloch's bandfish Western Pacific
1939 Owstonia pectinifer Comb bandfish Indo-West Pacific. 9.8 SL
2009 Owstonia sarmiento Western Pacific 6.3 SL
1908 Owstonia totomiensis Short-tail bandfish Indo-West Pacific 50 TL
1922 Owstonia weberi Western Indian Ocean 52 TL
1935 Pseudocepola taeniosoma Northwest Pacific 25 SL
1985 Sphenanthias macrophthalmus Western Central Pacific
1985 Sphenanthias nigromarginatus Western Central Pacific
1913 Sphenanthias sibogae Western Central Pacific
1968 Sphenanthias simoterus Western Indian Ocean 39 TL
1934 Sphenanthias tosaensis Northwest Pacific 40 TL
1973 Sphenanthias whiteheadi Indian bandfish Indian Ocean 25.5 SL



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