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Family: Diretmidae Spinyfins



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Broadly distributed tropi
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Diretmichthys parini (Post & Quéro, 1981)

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Diretmichthys parini
[Parin's spinyfish]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 37 cm SL
Diretmoides pauciradiatus (Woods, 1973)

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Diretmoides pauciradiatus
[Longwing spinyfin]



Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 23.3 cm SL
Diretmoides veriginae Kotlyar, 1987

Photo by Photo by Mullasseri, S.
 
Diretmoides veriginae
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Circumglobal
Max. Length 27.6 cm TL
Diretmus argenteus Johnson, 1864

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Diretmus argenteus
[Silver spinyfin]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Diretmichthys parini Parin's spinyfish Broadly distributed tropi 40 TL 1981
Diretmoides pauciradiatus Longwing spinyfin Eastern Atlantic 37 SL 1973
Diretmoides veriginae Eastern Indian Ocean 23.3 SL 1987
Diretmus argenteus Silver spinyfin Circumglobal 27.6 TL 1864



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