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Family: Pristolepididae Mudperches



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Asia
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Pristolepis fasciata (Bleeker, 1851)

Photo by Photo by Warren, T.
 
Pristolepis fasciata
[Malayan leaffish]



Asia
Max. Length 18.4 cm TL
Pristolepis grootii (Bleeker, 1852)

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Pristolepis grootii
[Indonesian leaffish]
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Max. Length 8.8 cm SL

 
Pristolepis malabarica
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Asia
Max. Length 15 cm SL
Pristolepis marginata Jerdon, 1849

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Pristolepis marginata
[Malabar leaffish]
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Max. Length 13.6 cm SL

 
Pristolepis pauciradiata
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Asia
Max. Length 9.5 cm SL
Pristolepis pentacantha Plamoottil, 2014

Photo by Photo by Plamoottil, M.
 
Pristolepis pentacantha
[Wayanad leaffish]
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Max. Length 8.5 cm SL

 
Pristolepis procerus
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Asia
Max. Length 13.6 cm SL
Pristolepis rubripinnis Britz, Kumar & Baby 2012

Photo by Photo by Zeena, K.V.
 
Pristolepis rubripinnis
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8 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Pristolepis fasciata Malayan leaffish Asia 20 TL 1851
Pristolepis grootii Indonesian leaffish Asia 18.4 TL 1852
Pristolepis malabarica Asia 8.8 SL 1864
Pristolepis marginata Malabar leaffish Asia 15 SL 1849
Pristolepis pauciradiata Asia 13.6 SL 2017
Pristolepis pentacantha Wayanad leaffish Asia 9.5 SL 2014
Pristolepis procerus Asia 8.5 SL 2017
Pristolepis rubripinnis Asia 13.6 SL 2012



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