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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Kyphosidae Sea chubs
Subfamily: Scorpidinae
Genus: Bathystethus

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Southwest Pacific.
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Bathystethus cultratus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)

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Bathystethus cultratus
[Grey knifefish]
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Max. Length 21 cm SL

 
Bathystethus orientale
[Silver knifefish]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Bathystethus cultratus Grey knifefish Southwest Pacific. 30 TL 1801
Bathystethus orientale Silver knifefish Eastern Pacific 21 SL 1913



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