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Family: Latridae Trumpeters



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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)

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
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]



Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 120 cm TL
Dactylophora nigricans (Richardson, 1850)

Photo by Photo by CSIRO
 
Dactylophora nigricans
[Dusky morwong]
No picture found

Max. Length 27.4 cm SL

 
Goniistius francisi
[Blacktip morwong]



Eastern Indian Ocean and
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Goniistius gibbosus (Richardson, 1841)

Photo by Photo by Chester, J.
 
Goniistius gibbosus
[Magpie morwong]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 43 cm TL
Goniistius plessisi (Randall, 1983)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Goniistius plessisi
[Plessis' morwong]



Pacific Ocean.
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Goniistius quadricornis (Günther, 1860)

Photo by Photo by Suzuki, T.
 
Goniistius quadricornis
[]



Eastern Indian Ocean

Goniistius rubrolabiatus (Allen & Heemstra, 1976)

Photo by Photo by Good, P.
 
Goniistius rubrolabiatus
[]



Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Goniistius vestitus (Castelnau, 1879)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Goniistius vestitus
[Crested morwong]



Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 41 cm TL
Goniistius vittatus (Garrett, 1864)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Goniistius vittatus
[Hawaiian morwong]



Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 22.1 cm SL
Goniistius zebra (Döderlein, 1883)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Goniistius zebra
[Redlip morwong]



Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 45 cm TL
Goniistius zonatus (Cuvier, 1830)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Goniistius zonatus
[Spottedtail morwong]



Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 80 cm FL
Latridopsis ciliaris (Forster, 1801)

Photo by Photo by SeaFIC
 
Latridopsis ciliaris
[Blue moki]



Eastern Indian Ocean and
Max. Length 65 cm TL
Latridopsis forsteri (Castelnau, 1872)

Photo by Photo by Camrrubi, J.-F.
 
Latridopsis forsteri
[Bastard trumpeter]



Southern Hemisphere
Max. Length 120 cm TL
Latris lineata (Forster, 1801)

Photo by Photo by CSIRO
 
Latris lineata
[Striped trumpeter]
No picture found

Max. Length 69.2 cm SL

 
Latris pacifica
[Silver trumpeter]



Throughout subantarctic a
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Mendosoma lineatum Guichenot, 1848

Photo by Photo by Tyler, P.
 
Mendosoma lineatum
[Telescope fish]



Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Morwong ephippium (McCulloch & Waite, 1916)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Morwong ephippium
[Painted moki]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 65 cm TL
Morwong fuscus (Castelnau, 1879)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Morwong fuscus
[Red morwong]



Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 39.5 cm SL
Nemadactylus bergi (Norman, 1937)

Photo by Photo by INIDEP
 
Nemadactylus bergi
[Castaneta]



Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 81 cm FL
Nemadactylus douglasii (Hector, 1875)

Photo by Photo by Camrrubi, J.-F.
 
Nemadactylus douglasii
[Porae]
No picture found


 
Nemadactylus gayi
[]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 70 cm TL
Nemadactylus macropterus (Forster, 1801)

Photo by Photo by SeaFIC
 
Nemadactylus macropterus
[Tarakihi]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Nemadactylus monodactylus (Carmichael, 1819)

Photo by Photo by Scott, S.
 
Nemadactylus monodactylus
[St. Paul's fingerfin]



Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 90 cm TL
Nemadactylus valenciennesi (Whitley, 1937)

Photo by Photo by CSIRO
 
Nemadactylus valenciennesi
[Sea carp]
No picture found


 
Nemadactylus vemae
[]



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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
Dactylophora nigricans Dusky morwong Eastern Indian Ocean 120 TL 1850
Goniistius francisi Blacktip morwong Pacific 27.4 SL 2004
Goniistius gibbosus Magpie morwong Eastern Indian Ocean and 30 TL 1841
Goniistius plessisi Plessis' morwong Eastern Pacific 43 TL 1983
Goniistius quadricornis Pacific Ocean. 40 TL 1860
Goniistius rubrolabiatus Eastern Indian Ocean 1976
Goniistius vestitus Crested morwong Pacific Ocean 35 TL 1879
Goniistius vittatus Hawaiian morwong Pacific Ocean 41 TL 1864
Goniistius zebra Redlip morwong Pacific Ocean 22.1 SL 1883
Goniistius zonatus Spottedtail morwong Pacific Ocean 45 TL 1830
Latridopsis ciliaris Blue moki Southwest Pacific 80 FL 1801
Latridopsis forsteri Bastard trumpeter Eastern Indian Ocean and 65 TL 1872
Latris lineata Striped trumpeter Southern Hemisphere 120 TL 1801
Latris pacifica Silver trumpeter South Pacific Ocean 69.2 SL 2003
Mendosoma lineatum Telescope fish Throughout subantarctic a 40 TL 1848
Morwong ephippium Painted moki Southwest Pacific 20 TL 1916
Morwong fuscus Red morwong Western Pacific 65 TL 1879
Nemadactylus bergi Castaneta Southeast Pacific 39.5 SL 1937
Nemadactylus douglasii Porae Southwest Pacific 81 FL 1875
Nemadactylus gayi Southeast Pacific 1865
Nemadactylus macropterus Tarakihi Indo-Pacific 70 TL 1801
Nemadactylus monodactylus St. Paul's fingerfin Western Indian Ocean 60 TL 1819
Nemadactylus valenciennesi Sea carp Eastern Indian Ocean 90 TL 1937
Nemadactylus vemae Southeast Atlantic 1967



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