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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Clupeiformes
Family: Chirocentridae Wolf herring

Genus: Chirocentrus

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Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 100 cm SL
Chirocentrus dorab (Forsskål, 1775)

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Chirocentrus dorab
[Dorab wolf-herring]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 100 cm SL
Chirocentrus nudus Swainson, 1839

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Chirocentrus nudus
[Whitefin wolf-herring]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Chirocentrus dorab Dorab wolf-herring Indo-Pacific 100 SL 1775
Chirocentrus nudus Whitefin wolf-herring Indo-West Pacific 100 SL 1839



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