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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Kuhliidae Aholeholes

Genus: Kuhlia

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Kuhlia boninensis Asia 20 SL 1907
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 Oceania 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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