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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Tetraodontiformes
Family: Triacanthodidae Spikefishes
Subfamily: Triacanthodinae
Genus: Triacanthodes

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4 species
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Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Triacanthodes anomalus (Temminck & Schlegel, 1850)

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Triacanthodes anomalus
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Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 8.5 cm SL
Triacanthodes ethiops Alcock, 1894

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Triacanthodes ethiops
[Shortsnout spikefish]
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Triacanthodes indicus
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Max. Length 7.1 cm SL

 
Triacanthodes intermedius
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Triacanthodes anomalus Northwest Pacific 10 SL 1850
Triacanthodes ethiops Shortsnout spikefish Indo-West Pacific 8.5 SL 1894
Triacanthodes indicus Western Indian Ocean. Say 1982
Triacanthodes intermedius Western Pacific 7.1 SL 1984



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