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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Kuhliidae Aholeholes

Genus: Kuhlia

(See list of species below)



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Max. Length 25 cm TL

 
Kuhlia caudavittata
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Max. Length 13.7 cm SL

 
Kuhlia malo
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Asia and Oceania
Max. Length 17.9 cm SL
Kuhlia marginata (Cuvier, 1829)

Photo by Photo by Ryan, P.
 
Kuhlia marginata
[Dark-margined flagtail]



Indo-Pacific and Eastern
Max. Length 40 cm SL
Kuhlia mugil (Forster, 1801)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Kuhlia mugil
[Barred flagtail]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 13.4 cm SL
Kuhlia munda (De Vis, 1884)

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Kuhlia munda
[Silver flagtail]



Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 24.2 cm SL
Kuhlia nutabunda Kendall & Radcliffe, 1912

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Kuhlia nutabunda
[Rapanui flagtail]
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Max. Length 20.1 cm SL

 
Kuhlia petiti
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Africa to Asia and Oceani
Max. Length 45 cm TL
Kuhlia rupestris (Lacepède, 1802)

Photo by Photo by Ryan, P.
 
Kuhlia rupestris
[Rock flagtail]
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Max. Length 11.4 cm SL

 
Kuhlia salelea
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Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Kuhlia sandvicensis (Steindachner, 1876)

Photo by Photo by Cook, D.C.
 
Kuhlia sandvicensis
[Hawaiian flagtail]



Africa
Max. Length 18.1 cm SL
Kuhlia sauvagii Regan, 1913

Photo by Photo by Ravelomanana, T.
 
Kuhlia sauvagii
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Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 22.2 cm SL
Kuhlia xenura (Jordan & Gilbert, 1882)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Kuhlia xenura
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12 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Kuhlia caudavittata Africa 25 TL 1802
Kuhlia malo Oceania 13.7 SL 1831
Kuhlia marginata Dark-margined flagtail Asia and Oceania 17.9 SL 1829
Kuhlia mugil Barred flagtail Indo-Pacific and Eastern 40 SL 1801
Kuhlia munda Silver flagtail Western Central Pacific 13.4 SL 1884
Kuhlia nutabunda Rapanui flagtail Southeast Pacific 24.2 SL 1912
Kuhlia petiti Eastern Central Pacific 20.1 SL 1943
Kuhlia rupestris Rock flagtail Africa to Asia and Oceani 45 TL 1802
Kuhlia salelea Oceania 11.4 SL 1943
Kuhlia sandvicensis Hawaiian flagtail Pacific Ocean 25 TL 1876
Kuhlia sauvagii Africa 18.1 SL 1913
Kuhlia xenura Eastern Central Pacific 22.2 SL 1882



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