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Family: Platyscelidae (See list of species below)

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15 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Amphithyrus bispinosus
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Amphithyrus glaber
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Amphithyrus muratus
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Amphithyrus sculpturatus
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Hemityphis tenuimanus
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Paratyphis maculatus
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Paratyphis parvus
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Paratyphis spinosus
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Paratyphis spinulosus
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Platyscelus armatus
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Platyscelus crustulatus
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Platyscelus ovoides
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Platyscelus serratulus
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Tetrathyrus arafurae
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Tetrathyrus forcipatus
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15 Species of Family Platyscelidae
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Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Amphithyrus bispinosus Western Pacific
Amphithyrus glaber Western Pacific
Amphithyrus muratus Northwest Pacific
Amphithyrus sculpturatus Northwest Pacific
Hemityphis tenuimanus Northwest Pacific
Paratyphis maculatus Western Pacific
Paratyphis parvus Northwest Pacific
Paratyphis spinosus Northwest Pacific
Paratyphis spinulosus Northwest Pacific
Platyscelus armatus Western Pacific
Platyscelus crustulatus Western Central Pacific
Platyscelus ovoides Western Pacific
Platyscelus serratulus Western Pacific
Tetrathyrus arafurae Northwest Pacific
Tetrathyrus forcipatus Western Pacific



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