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Family: Kurtidae Nurseryfishes



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Asia and Oceania
Max. Length 63 cm TL
Kurtus gulliveri Castelnau, 1878

Photo by Photo by Berra, T.M.
 
Kurtus gulliveri
[Nurseryfish]



Asia
Max. Length 12.6 cm TL
Kurtus indicus Bloch, 1786

Photo by Photo by Sen, S.K.
 
Kurtus indicus
[Indian hump head]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Kurtus gulliveri Nurseryfish Asia and Oceania 63 TL 1878
Kurtus indicus Indian hump head Asia 12.6 TL 1786



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