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Family: Odacidae Cales and weed-whitings



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Photo by Yau, B.

Eastern Indian Ocean and
Max. Length 29 cm SL
Haletta semifasciata (Valenciennes, 1840)

Photo by Yau, B.
 
Haletta semifasciata
[Blue weed whiting]

Photo by Schulz, S.

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 24 cm SL
Heteroscarus acroptilus (Richardson, 1846)

Photo by Schulz, S.
 
Heteroscarus acroptilus
[Rainbow cale]

Photo by Saunders, B.

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 14 cm SL
Neoodax balteatus (Valenciennes, 1840)

Photo by Saunders, B.
 
Neoodax balteatus
[Little weed whiting]
No picture found
Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 27 cm SL

 
Odax cyanoallix
[Bluefinned butterfish]

Photo by Caiger, P.

Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm SL
Odax pullus (Forster, 1801)

Photo by Caiger, P.
 
Odax pullus
[Butterfish]

Photo by Cook, D.C.

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 35 cm SL
Olisthops cyanomelas Richardson, 1850

Photo by Cook, D.C.
 
Olisthops cyanomelas
[Herring cale]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 40 cm SL

 
Siphonognathus argyrophanes
[Tubemouth]

Photo by CSIRO

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 12 cm SL
Siphonognathus attenuatus (Ogilby, 1897)

Photo by CSIRO
 
Siphonognathus attenuatus
[Slender weed whiting]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 12 cm SL

 
Siphonognathus beddomei
[Pencil weed whiting]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 10 cm SL

 
Siphonognathus caninis
[Sharpnose weed whiting]

Photo by Good, P.

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 18 cm SL
Siphonognathus radiatus (Quoy & Gaimard, 1834)

Photo by Good, P.
 
Siphonognathus radiatus
[Long-rayed weed whiting]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 11 cm SL

 
Siphonognathus tanyourus
[Longtail weed whiting]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Haletta semifasciata Blue weed whiting Eastern Indian Ocean and 29 SL 1840
Heteroscarus acroptilus Rainbow cale Eastern Indian Ocean 24 SL 1846
Neoodax balteatus Little weed whiting Eastern Indian Ocean 14 SL 1840
Odax cyanoallix Bluefinned butterfish Southwest Pacific 27 SL 1983
Odax pullus Butterfish Southwest Pacific 40 SL 1801
Olisthops cyanomelas Herring cale Eastern Indian Ocean 35 SL 1850
Siphonognathus argyrophanes Tubemouth Eastern Indian Ocean 40 SL 1858
Siphonognathus attenuatus Slender weed whiting Eastern Indian Ocean 12 SL 1897
Siphonognathus beddomei Pencil weed whiting Eastern Indian Ocean 12 SL 1885
Siphonognathus caninis Sharpnose weed whiting Eastern Indian Ocean 10 SL 1976
Siphonognathus radiatus Long-rayed weed whiting Eastern Indian Ocean 18 SL 1834
Siphonognathus tanyourus Longtail weed whiting Eastern Indian Ocean 11 SL 1986



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