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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Acropomatiformes
Family: Hemerocoetidae Indo-Pacific duckbills

Genus: Hemerocoetes

(See list of species below)



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5 species
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Hemerocoetes artus
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Hemerocoetes macrophthalmus
[]
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Max. Length 28 cm TL

 
Hemerocoetes monopterygius
[Opalfish]
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Hemerocoetes morelandi
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Hemerocoetes pauciradiatus
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Hemerocoetes artus Southwest Pacific 1979
Hemerocoetes macrophthalmus Southwest Pacific 1914
Hemerocoetes monopterygius Opalfish Southwest Pacific 28 TL 1801
Hemerocoetes morelandi Southwest Pacific 1979
Hemerocoetes pauciradiatus Southwest Pacific 1914



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