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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Eupercaria/misc
Family: Cepolidae Bandfishes
Subfamily: Cepolinae
Genus: Acanthocepola

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

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



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

Photo by Photo by Hasan, M.E.
 
Acanthocepola indica
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Western Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Acanthocepola krusensternii (Temminck & Schlegel, 1845)

Photo by Photo by Shiina, M.
 
Acanthocepola krusensternii
[Red-spotted bandfish]



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

Photo by Photo by Mohite, S.
 
Acanthocepola limbata
[Blackspot bandfish]



4 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Acanthocepola abbreviata Bandfish Indo-West Pacific 30 TL 1835
Acanthocepola indica Indo-West Pacific 35 TL 1888
Acanthocepola krusensternii Red-spotted bandfish Western Pacific 40 TL 1845
Acanthocepola limbata Blackspot bandfish Northwest Pacific 50 TL 1835



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