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Family: Phallostethidae Priapiumfishes



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Gulaphallus bikolanus Asia 2.3 SL 1926
Gulaphallus eximius Asia 4.1 1925
Gulaphallus falcifer Asia 3.4 TL 1936
Gulaphallus mirabilis Asia 3.3 TL 1925
Gulaphallus panayensis Western Central Pacific 1.9 SL 1942
Neostethus amaricola Western Central Pacific 2.2 SL 1934
Neostethus bicornis Asia 3 TL 1916
Neostethus borneensis Asia 2.3 SL 1939
Neostethus ctenophorus Asia 2.4 SL 1937
Neostethus djajaorum Western Central Pacific 1.9 SL 1998
Neostethus geminus Asia 2.6 SL 2014
Neostethus lankesteri Asia 3 SL 1916
Neostethus palawanensis Western Pacific 2.3 SL 1935
Neostethus robertsi Asia 2.3 SL 1989
Neostethus thessa Asia 1937
Neostethus villadolidi Asia 2.3 SL 1942
Neostethus zamboangae Western Pacific 2.2 SL 1942
Phallostethus cuulong Asia 24.5 SL 2012
Phallostethus dunckeri Asia 1913
Phallostethus lehi Western Pacific 2.8 SL 1996
Phenacostethus posthon Asia 1.8 SL 1971
Phenacostethus smithi Smith's priapium fish Asia 2 TL 1928
Phenacostethus trewavasae Asia 1.4 SL 1986



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