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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Ophidiiformes
Family: Carapidae Pearlfishes
Subfamily: Carapinae
Genus: Onuxodon

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4 species
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Max. Length 10.8 cm TL

 
Onuxodon albometeori
[White pearlfish]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Onuxodon fowleri (Smith, 1955)

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Onuxodon fowleri
[Fowler's pearlfish]
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Max. Length 10 cm TL

 
Onuxodon margaritiferae
[Bivalve pearlfish]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Onuxodon parvibrachium (Fowler, 1927)

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Onuxodon parvibrachium
[Oyster pearlfish]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Onuxodon albometeori White pearlfish Northwest Pacific 10.8 TL 2019
Onuxodon fowleri Fowler's pearlfish Indo-Pacific 10 TL 1955
Onuxodon margaritiferae Bivalve pearlfish Eastern Indian Ocean 10 TL 1921
Onuxodon parvibrachium Oyster pearlfish Indo-Pacific 10 TL 1927



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