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Fish Identification: Find Species

Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Osmeriformes
Family: Platytroctidae Tubeshoulders

Genus: Platytroctes

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Platytroctes apus Legless searsid Eastern Atlantic 18 SL 1878
Platytroctes mirus Leaf searsid Northeast Atlantic 12 SL 1909



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