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Longfin

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The longfins, also known as roundheads or spiny basslets, are a family, Plesiopidae, which were formerly placed in the order Perciformes but are now regarded as being incertae sedis in the subseries Ovalentaria in the clade Percomorpha.[2] They are elongated fishes, found in the Indian Ocean and western Pacific Ocean.

Classification

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Comet, Calloplesiops altivelis
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Eastern blue devil, Paraplesiops bleekeri

In some classifications, the genus Notograptus is split in its own family, Notograptidae, but FishBase is followed here. There are two subfamilies within the Plesiopidae and the genera are as follows:[2]

References

  1. ^ Bailly N, ed. (2017). "Plesiopidae Günther, 1861". FishBase. World Register of Marine Species.
  2. ^ a b J. S. Nelson; T. C. Grande; M. V. H. Wilson (2016). Fishes of the World (5th ed.). Wiley. p. 752. ISBN 978-1-118-34233-6.
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Longfin: Brief Summary

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The longfins, also known as roundheads or spiny basslets, are a family, Plesiopidae, which were formerly placed in the order Perciformes but are now regarded as being incertae sedis in the subseries Ovalentaria in the clade Percomorpha. They are elongated fishes, found in the Indian Ocean and western Pacific Ocean.

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Distribution

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Distribution: Indo-Pacific, south to Tasmania. Dorsal fin spines 11-15. Three spines on anal fin. One spine on plevic fin; soft rays 4. Lateral line interrupted (two parts).
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