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Family: Veliferidae Velifers



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Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 28 cm TL
Metavelifer multiradiatus (Regan, 1907)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Metavelifer multiradiatus
[Spinyfin velifer]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Velifer hypselopterus Bleeker, 1879

Photo by Photo by CSIRO
 
Velifer hypselopterus
[Sailfin velifer]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Metavelifer multiradiatus Spinyfin velifer Indo-Pacific 28 TL 1907
Velifer hypselopterus Sailfin velifer Indo-West Pacific 40 TL 1879



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