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Family: Microcanthidae Stripeys



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6 species
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Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm SL
Atypichthys latus McCulloch & Waite, 1916

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Atypichthys latus
[Eastern footballer]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Atypichthys strigatus (Günther, 1860)

Photo by Photo by Yau, B.
 
Atypichthys strigatus
[Australian mado]
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Max. Length 11.2 cm

 
Microcanthus joyceae
[East-Australian stripey]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 16 cm TL
Microcanthus strigatus (Cuvier, 1831)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Microcanthus strigatus
[Stripey]



Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 22 cm TL
Neatypus obliquus Waite, 1905

Photo by Photo by Groeneveld, R.
 
Neatypus obliquus
[Western footballer]



Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Tilodon sexfasciatus (Richardson, 1842)

Photo by Photo by Good, P.
 
Tilodon sexfasciatus
[Moonlighter]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Atypichthys latus Eastern footballer Southwest Pacific 30 SL 1916
Atypichthys strigatus Australian mado Indo-West Pacific 25 TL 1860
Microcanthus joyceae East-Australian stripey Western Pacific 11.2 1931
Microcanthus strigatus Stripey Indo-Pacific 16 TL 1831
Neatypus obliquus Western footballer Eastern Indian Ocean 22 TL 1905
Tilodon sexfasciatus Moonlighter Eastern Indian Ocean 40 TL 1842



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