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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Centrarchiformes
Family: Latridae Trumpeters

Genus: Chirodactylus

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Southeast Atlantic and We
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Chirodactylus brachydactylus (Cuvier, 1830)

Photo by Photo by Coetzee, C.
 
Chirodactylus brachydactylus
[Two-tone fingerfin]



Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 180 cm TL
Chirodactylus grandis (Günther, 1860)

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Chirodactylus grandis
[Bank steenbras]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Chirodactylus jessicalenorum Smith, 1980

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Chirodactylus jessicalenorum
[Natal fingerfin]



Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 100 cm TL
Chirodactylus spectabilis (Hutton, 1872)

Photo by Photo by Caiger, P.
 
Chirodactylus spectabilis
[Red moki]



4 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Chirodactylus brachydactylus Two-tone fingerfin Southeast Atlantic and We 40 TL 1830
Chirodactylus grandis Bank steenbras Southeast Atlantic 180 TL 1860
Chirodactylus jessicalenorum Natal fingerfin Western Indian Ocean 50 TL 1980
Chirodactylus spectabilis Red moki Southwest Pacific 100 TL 1872



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