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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Percophidae Duckbills
Subfamily: Hemerocoetinae
Genus: Pteropsaron

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Western Pacific
Max. Length 3.4 cm SL
Pteropsaron dabfar Iwamoto, 2014

Photo by Photo by Iwamoto, T.
 
Pteropsaron dabfar
[]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 7 cm SL
Pteropsaron evolans Jordan & Snyder, 1902

Photo by Photo by Suzuki, T.
 
Pteropsaron evolans
[]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 5.5 cm SL
Pteropsaron heemstrai Nelson, 1982

Photo by Photo by SFSA
 
Pteropsaron heemstrai
[]
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Max. Length 5.2 cm SL

 
Pteropsaron incisum
[]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 2.8 cm SL
Pteropsaron levitoni Iwamoto, 2014

Photo by Photo by Fong, J.D.
 
Pteropsaron levitoni
[]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 2.9 cm SL
Pteropsaron longipinnis Allen & Erdmann, 2012

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Pteropsaron longipinnis
[Midwater sand-diver]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 3.5 cm SL
Pteropsaron natalensis (Nelson, 1982)

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Pteropsaron natalensis
[]
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Max. Length 4.5 cm SL

 
Pteropsaron neocaledonicus
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Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 2.8 cm SL
Pteropsaron springeri Smith & Johnson, 2007

Photo by Photo by Ryanskiy, A.
 
Pteropsaron springeri
[Springer's sand-diver]



9 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Pteropsaron dabfar Western Pacific 3.4 SL 2014
Pteropsaron evolans Northwest Pacific 7 SL 1902
Pteropsaron heemstrai Western Indian Ocean 5.5 SL 1982
Pteropsaron incisum Eastern Pacific 5.2 SL 1905
Pteropsaron levitoni Western Pacific 2.8 SL 2014
Pteropsaron longipinnis Midwater sand-diver Western Pacific 2.9 SL 2012
Pteropsaron natalensis Western Indian Ocean 3.5 SL 1982
Pteropsaron neocaledonicus Pacific Ocean 4.5 SL 1979
Pteropsaron springeri Springer's sand-diver Western Central Pacific 2.8 SL 2007



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