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Family: Lobotidae Tripletails



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Asia and Oceania
Max. Length 32 cm SL
Datnioides campbelli Whitley, 1939

Photo by Photo by Weston, G.
 
Datnioides campbelli
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Asia
Max. Length 45 cm SL
Datnioides microlepis Bleeker, 1854

Photo by Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Datnioides microlepis
[Finescale tigerfish]



Asia and Oceania
Max. Length 30 cm SL
Datnioides polota (Hamilton, 1822)

Photo by Photo by Jean-Francois Helias / Fishing Adventures Thailand
 
Datnioides polota
[]



Asia
Max. Length 40 cm SL
Datnioides pulcher (Kottelat, 1998)

Photo by Photo by van Uitert, K.
 
Datnioides pulcher
[Siamese tiger perch]



Asia
Max. Length 40 cm SL
Datnioides undecimradiatus (Roberts & Kottelat, 1994)

Photo by Photo by Baird, I.G.
 
Datnioides undecimradiatus
[Mekong tiger perch]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 20.1 cm SL
Hapalogenys analis Richardson, 1845

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Hapalogenys analis
[Broadbanded velvetchin]



Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 8.7 cm SL
Hapalogenys bengalensis Mohapatra, Ray & Kumar, 2013

Photo by Photo by Hasan, M.E.
 
Hapalogenys bengalensis
[Indian velvetchin]
No picture found

Max. Length 30 cm SL

 
Hapalogenys dampieriensis
[Australian striped velvetchin]
No picture found

Max. Length 14.9 cm SL

 
Hapalogenys filamentosus
[Philippine dark velvetchin]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 33.8 cm SL
Hapalogenys kishinouyei Smith & Pope, 1906

Photo by Photo by CSIRO
 
Hapalogenys kishinouyei
[Lined javelinfish]



Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 24.2 cm SL
Hapalogenys merguiensis Iwatsuki, Satapoomin & Amaoka, 2000

Photo by Photo by Satapoomin, U.
 
Hapalogenys merguiensis
[Mergui velvetchin]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm SL
Hapalogenys nigripinnis (Temminck & Schlegel, 1843)

Photo by Photo by Suzuki, T.
 
Hapalogenys nigripinnis
[Short barbeled velvetchin]
No picture found

Max. Length 29.6 cm SL

 
Hapalogenys sennin
[Long barbeled grunter]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 100 cm TL
Lobotes pacifica Gilbert, 1898

Photo by Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Lobotes pacifica
[Pacific tripletail]



Tropical and subtropical
Max. Length 110 cm TL
Lobotes surinamensis (Bloch, 1790)

Photo by Photo by Silva, P.
 
Lobotes surinamensis
[Tripletail]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Datnioides campbelli Asia and Oceania 32 SL 1939
Datnioides microlepis Finescale tigerfish Asia 45 SL 1854
Datnioides polota Asia and Oceania 30 SL 1822
Datnioides pulcher Siamese tiger perch Asia 40 SL 1998
Datnioides undecimradiatus Mekong tiger perch Asia 40 SL 1994
Hapalogenys analis Broadbanded velvetchin Northwest Pacific 20.1 SL 1845
Hapalogenys bengalensis Indian velvetchin Eastern Indian Ocean 8.7 SL 2013
Hapalogenys dampieriensis Australian striped velvetchin Indo-west Pacific 30 SL 2006
Hapalogenys filamentosus Philippine dark velvetchin Western Central Pacific 14.9 SL 2006
Hapalogenys kishinouyei Lined javelinfish Western Pacific 33.8 SL 1906
Hapalogenys merguiensis Mergui velvetchin Eastern Indian Ocean 24.2 SL 2000
Hapalogenys nigripinnis Short barbeled velvetchin Northwest Pacific 40 SL 1843
Hapalogenys sennin Long barbeled grunter Northwest Pacific 29.6 SL 2005
Lobotes pacifica Pacific tripletail Eastern Pacific 100 TL 1898
Lobotes surinamensis Tripletail Tropical and subtropical 110 TL 1790



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