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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Syngnathiformes
Family: Centriscidae Snipefishes and shrimpfishes
Subfamily: Macroramphosinae
Genus: Notopogon

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Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 33.8 cm SL
Notopogon armatus (Sauvage, 1879)

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Notopogon armatus
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Southeast Pacific and Sou
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Notopogon fernandezianus (Delfin, 1899)

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Notopogon fernandezianus
[Orange bellowfish]



Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 27 cm TL
Notopogon lilliei Regan, 1914

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Notopogon lilliei
[Crested bellowfish]



Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 33 cm TL
Notopogon macrosolen Barnard, 1925

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Notopogon macrosolen
[Longsnout bellowfish]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 17 cm TL
Notopogon xenosoma Regan, 1914

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Notopogon xenosoma
[Longspine bellowfish]



5 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Notopogon armatus Western Indian Ocean 33.8 SL 1879
Notopogon fernandezianus Orange bellowfish Southeast Pacific and Sou 18 TL 1899
Notopogon lilliei Crested bellowfish Southwest Pacific 27 TL 1914
Notopogon macrosolen Longsnout bellowfish Southeast Atlantic 33 TL 1925
Notopogon xenosoma Longspine bellowfish Indo-Pacific 17 TL 1914



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