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Family: Citharinidae Lutefishes



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8 species (see list below)

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Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

Africa
Max. Length 58.6 cm SL
Citharidium ansorgii Boulenger, 1902

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Citharidium ansorgii
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No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 84 cm SL

 
Citharinops distichodoides
[]

Photo by Nightingale, A.

Africa
Max. Length 58 cm SL
Citharinus citharus (Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1809)

Photo by Nightingale, A.
 
Citharinus citharus
[Moon fish]

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

Africa
Max. Length 43 cm TL
Citharinus congicus Boulenger, 1897

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Citharinus congicus
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No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 17.5 cm SL

 
Citharinus eburneensis
[]

Photo by de Vos, L.

Africa
Max. Length 61 cm TL
Citharinus gibbosus Boulenger, 1899

Photo by de Vos, L.
 
Citharinus gibbosus
[]

Photo by Laleye, P.

Africa
Max. Length 84 cm SL
Citharinus latus Müller & Troschel, 1844

Photo by Laleye, P.
 
Citharinus latus
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No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 75 cm TL

 
Citharinus macrolepis
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8 Species of Family Citharinidae
(Lutefishes)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1902 Citharidium ansorgii Africa 58.6 SL
1919 Citharinops distichodoides Africa 84 SL
1809 Citharinus citharus Moon fish Africa 58 SL
1897 Citharinus congicus Africa 43 TL
1962 Citharinus eburneensis Africa 17.5 SL
1899 Citharinus gibbosus Africa 61 TL
1844 Citharinus latus Africa 84 SL
1899 Citharinus macrolepis Africa 75 TL



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