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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Clinidae Clinids

Genus: Cristiceps

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Max. Length 18 cm TL

 
Cristiceps argyropleura
[Silverside weedfish]



Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 22 cm TL
Cristiceps aurantiacus Castelnau, 1879

Photo by Photo by Schulz, S.
 
Cristiceps aurantiacus
[Golden weedfish]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Cristiceps australis Valenciennes, 1836

Photo by Photo by Graham, K.
 
Cristiceps australis
[Southern crested weedfish]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Cristiceps argyropleura Silverside weedfish Indo-West Pacific 18 TL 1865
Cristiceps aurantiacus Golden weedfish Southwest Pacific 22 TL 1879
Cristiceps australis Southern crested weedfish Indo-West Pacific 18 TL 1836



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