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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Tetraodontiformes
Family: Triacanthodidae Spikefishes

Genus: Halimochirurgus

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Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 21.6 cm SL
Halimochirurgus alcocki Weber, 1913

Photo by Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Halimochirurgus alcocki
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Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Halimochirurgus centriscoides Alcock, 1899

Photo by Photo by CSIRO
 
Halimochirurgus centriscoides
[Longsnout spikefish]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Halimochirurgus alcocki Indo-West Pacific 21.6 SL 1913
Halimochirurgus centriscoides Longsnout spikefish Indo-West Pacific 15 TL 1899



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