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Family: Pristolepididae



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8 species
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Photo by Warren, T.

Asia
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Pristolepis fasciata (Bleeker, 1851)

Photo by Warren, T.
 
Pristolepis fasciata
[Malayan leaffish]

Photo by JJPhoto

Asia
Max. Length 18.4 cm TL
Pristolepis grootii (Bleeker, 1852)

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Pristolepis grootii
[Indonesian leaffish]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 8.8 cm SL

 
Pristolepis malabarica
[]

Photo by JJPhoto

Asia
Max. Length 15 cm SL
Pristolepis marginata Jerdon, 1849

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Pristolepis marginata
[Malabar leaffish]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 13.6 cm SL

 
Pristolepis pauciradiatus
[]

Photo by Plamoottil, M.

Asia
Max. Length 9.5 cm SL
Pristolepis pentacantha Plamoottil, 2014

Photo by Plamoottil, M.
 
Pristolepis pentacantha
[Wayanad leaffish]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 8.5 cm SL

 
Pristolepis procerus
[]

Photo by Zeena, K.V.

Asia
Max. Length 13.6 cm SL
Pristolepis rubripinnis Britz, Kumar & Baby 2012

Photo by Zeena, K.V.
 
Pristolepis rubripinnis
[]



8 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Pristolepis fasciata Malayan leaffish Asia 20 TL 1851
Pristolepis grootii Indonesian leaffish Asia 18.4 TL 1852
Pristolepis malabarica Asia 8.8 SL 1864
Pristolepis marginata Malabar leaffish Asia 15 SL 1849
Pristolepis pauciradiatus Asia 13.6 SL 2017
Pristolepis pentacantha Wayanad leaffish Asia 9.5 SL 2014
Pristolepis procerus Asia 8.5 SL 2017
Pristolepis rubripinnis Asia 13.6 SL 2012



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