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Family: Grammicolepididae Grammicolepidids



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Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 64 cm TL
Grammicolepis brachiusculus Poey, 1873

Photo by Photo by JAMARC
 
Grammicolepis brachiusculus
[Thorny tinselfish]



Western Central Pacific

Macrurocyttus acanthopodus Fowler, 1934

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Macrurocyttus acanthopodus
[Dwarf dory]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Xenolepidichthys dalgleishi Gilchrist, 1922

Photo by Photo by Fischer, L.G.
 
Xenolepidichthys dalgleishi
[Spotted tinselfish]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Grammicolepis brachiusculus Thorny tinselfish Eastern Atlantic 64 TL 1873
Macrurocyttus acanthopodus Dwarf dory Western Central Pacific 1934
Xenolepidichthys dalgleishi Spotted tinselfish Eastern Atlantic 15 TL 1922



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