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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Eupercaria/misc
Family: Cepolidae Bandfishes
Subfamily: Owstoniinae
Genus: Owstonia

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36 species
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Max. Length 21.3 cm DL

 
Owstonia ainonaka
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Max. Length 30.3 cm SL

 
Owstonia contodon
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Max. Length 19 cm SL

 
Owstonia crassa
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No picture found

Max. Length 8.2 cm SL

 
Owstonia dispar
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No picture found

Max. Length 6.5 cm SL

 
Owstonia dorypterus
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No picture found

Max. Length 11.7 cm SL

 
Owstonia elongata
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No picture found

Max. Length 11 cm SL

 
Owstonia fallax
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No picture found

Max. Length 7.9 cm SL

 
Owstonia geminata
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Max. Length 12.7 cm SL

 
Owstonia grammodon
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Max. Length 13.3 cm SL

 
Owstonia hastata
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Max. Length 12.4 cm SL

 
Owstonia hawaiiensis
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Max. Length 11.8 cm SL

 
Owstonia ignota
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Max. Length 17.4 cm SL

 
Owstonia japonica
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Max. Length 40.2 cm SL

 
Owstonia kamoharai
[Kamohara’s Bandfish]
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Max. Length 5.8 cm SL

 
Owstonia lepiota
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Max. Length 21.4 cm SL

 
Owstonia maccullochi
[McCulloch's bandfish]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 6.7 cm SL
Owstonia macrophthalma (Fourmanoir, 1985)

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Owstonia macrophthalma
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No picture found

Max. Length 11.6 cm SL

 
Owstonia melanoptera
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No picture found

Max. Length 5.7 cm SL

 
Owstonia merensis
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No picture found

Max. Length 12.8 cm SL

 
Owstonia mundyi
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No picture found

Max. Length 5.4 cm SL

 
Owstonia nalani
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No picture found

Max. Length 6.8 cm SL

 
Owstonia nigromarginata
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No picture found

Max. Length 34.2 cm SL

 
Owstonia nudibucca
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Max. Length 18 cm SL

 
Owstonia psilos
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No picture found

Max. Length 9.7 cm SL

 
Owstonia raredonae
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No picture found

Max. Length 10.2 cm SL

 
Owstonia rhamma
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Western Pacific
Max. Length 6.3 cm SL
Owstonia sarmiento Liao, Reyes & Shao, 2009

Photo by Photo by Liao, Y.C.
 
Owstonia sarmiento
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Max. Length 11 cm SL

 
Owstonia scottensis
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Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 9.8 cm SL
Owstonia sibogae (Weber, 1913)

Photo by Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.
 
Owstonia sibogae
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Max. Length 8.9 cm SL

 
Owstonia similis
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Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 29.8 cm SL
Owstonia simotera (Smith, 1968)

Photo by Photo by SFSA
 
Owstonia simotera
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Max. Length 25 cm SL

 
Owstonia taeniosoma
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Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Owstonia tosaensis Kamohara, 1934

Photo by Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Owstonia tosaensis
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Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Owstonia totomiensis Tanaka, 1908

Photo by Photo by CSIRO
 
Owstonia totomiensis
[Short-tail bandfish]



Western Indian Ocean from
Max. Length 52 cm TL
Owstonia weberi (Gilchrist, 1922)

Photo by Photo by Alvheim, O./Institute of Marine Research (IMR)
 
Owstonia weberi
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Indian Ocean
Max. Length 25.5 cm SL
Owstonia whiteheadi (Talwar, 1973)

Photo by Photo by Bineesh, K.K.
 
Owstonia whiteheadi
[Indian bandfish]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Owstonia ainonaka Southwest Pacific 21.3 DL 2016
Owstonia contodon Western Pacific 30.3 SL 2016
Owstonia crassa Western Pacific 19 SL 2016
Owstonia dispar Western Pacific 8.2 SL 2016
Owstonia dorypterus Western Central Pacific 6.5 SL 1934
Owstonia elongata Western Pacific 11.7 SL 2016
Owstonia fallax Western Pacific 11 SL 2016
Owstonia geminata Western Pacific 7.9 SL 2016
Owstonia grammodon Western Pacific 12.7 SL 1934
Owstonia hastata Western Pacific 13.3 SL 2016
Owstonia hawaiiensis Eastern Pacific 12.4 SL 2016
Owstonia ignota Western Central Pacific 11.8 SL 2016
Owstonia japonica Northwestern Pacific 17.4 SL 1935
Owstonia kamoharai Kamohara’s Bandfish Indo-West Pacific 40.2 SL 2015
Owstonia lepiota Western Indian Ocean 5.8 SL 2016
Owstonia maccullochi McCulloch's bandfish Western Pacific 21.4 SL 1934
Owstonia macrophthalma Western Central Pacific 6.7 SL 1985
Owstonia melanoptera Western Pacific 11.6 SL 2016
Owstonia merensis Western Pacific 5.7 SL 2016
Owstonia mundyi Easterm Central Pacific 12.8 SL 2016
Owstonia nalani Western Pacific 5.4 SL 2016
Owstonia nigromarginata Western Central Pacific 6.8 SL 1985
Owstonia nudibucca Eastern Indian Ocean 34.2 SL 2016
Owstonia psilos Eastern Indian Ocean 18 SL 2016
Owstonia raredonae Western Indian Ocean 9.7 SL 2016
Owstonia rhamma Western Pacific 10.2 SL 2016
Owstonia sarmiento Western Pacific 6.3 SL 2009
Owstonia scottensis Eastern Indian Ocean 11 SL 2016
Owstonia sibogae Indo-West Pacific 9.8 SL 1913
Owstonia similis Western Indian Ocean 8.9 SL 2016
Owstonia simotera Western Indian Ocean 29.8 SL 1968
Owstonia taeniosoma Indo-West Pacific 25 SL 1935
Owstonia tosaensis Indo-West Pacific 40 TL 1934
Owstonia totomiensis Short-tail bandfish Northwest Pacific 50 TL 1908
Owstonia weberi Western Indian Ocean from 52 TL 1922
Owstonia whiteheadi Indian bandfish Indian Ocean 25.5 SL 1973



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