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Family: Monocentridae Pinecone fishes



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Easten Indian Ocean to We
Max. Length 22 cm SL
Cleidopus gloriamaris De Vis, 1882

Photo by Photo by Banks, I.
 
Cleidopus gloriamaris
[Australian pineapplefish]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 17 cm TL
Monocentris japonica (Houttuyn, 1782)

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Monocentris japonica
[Pineconefish]
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Monocentris neozelanicus
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Max. Length 9.9 cm SL

 
Monocentris reedi
[Pinecone fish]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Cleidopus gloriamaris Australian pineapplefish Easten Indian Ocean to We 22 SL 1882
Monocentris japonica Pineconefish Indo-West Pacific 17 TL 1782
Monocentris neozelanicus Southwest Pacific 1938
Monocentris reedi Pinecone fish Southeast Pacific 9.9 SL 1956



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