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Family: Harpagiferidae Spiny plunderfishes



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Harpagifer andriashevi
[]



Southern Ocean
Max. Length 9.5 cm SL
Harpagifer antarcticus Nybelin, 1947

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Harpagifer antarcticus
[Antarctic spiny plunderfish]



South Atlantic and South
Max. Length 9.5 cm SL
Harpagifer bispinis (Forster, 1801)

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Harpagifer bispinis
[Magellan plunderfish]
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Max. Length 7.7 cm SL

 
Harpagifer crozetensis
[Littoral Crozet spiny plounderfish]



Southern Ocean
Max. Length 7 cm SL
Harpagifer georgianus Nybelin, 1947

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Harpagifer georgianus
[South Georgia spiny plunderfish]



Southern Ocean
Max. Length 8.2 cm TL
Harpagifer kerguelensis Nybelin, 1947

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Harpagifer kerguelensis
[Kerguelen spiny plunderfish]
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Harpagifer macquariensis
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Harpagifer marionensis
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Harpagifer nybelini
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Southwest Atlantic
Max. Length 9.3 cm TL
Harpagifer palliolatus Richardson, 1845

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Harpagifer palliolatus
[Crested spiny plunderfish]
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Max. Length 8.1 cm SL

 
Harpagifer permitini
[Permitin spiny plunderfish]



Southern Ocean
Max. Length 8 cm SL
Harpagifer spinosus Hureau, Louis, Tomo & Ozouf, 1980

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Harpagifer spinosus
[Deep-water spiny plunderfish]



12 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Harpagifer andriashevi Southwest Pacific 2000
Harpagifer antarcticus Antarctic spiny plunderfish Southern Ocean 9.5 SL 1947
Harpagifer bispinis Magellan plunderfish South Atlantic and South 9.5 SL 1801
Harpagifer crozetensis Littoral Crozet spiny plounderfish Indian Ocean 7.7 SL 2004
Harpagifer georgianus South Georgia spiny plunderfish Southern Ocean 7 SL 1947
Harpagifer kerguelensis Kerguelen spiny plunderfish Southern Ocean 8.2 TL 1947
Harpagifer macquariensis Southwest Pacific 2000
Harpagifer marionensis Indian Ocean 1947
Harpagifer nybelini Southern Ocean 2002
Harpagifer palliolatus Crested spiny plunderfish Southwest Atlantic 9.3 TL 1845
Harpagifer permitini Permitin spiny plunderfish Southern Ocean 8.1 SL 2006
Harpagifer spinosus Deep-water spiny plunderfish Southern Ocean 8 SL 1980



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