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Taenianotus triacanthus
© Copyright John Rangall, 2006 · 0
Taenianotus triacanthus

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Taenianotus triacanthus
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Taenianotus triacanthus
© Copyright Roger Steene, 2006 · 0

Main identification features
  • body and head very compressed
  • d: sail-like, high at front
  • head deep; mouth oblique
  • pectoral: large fan


Body deep, highly compressed; dorsal fin sail-like, with XII spines, second 2-3 highest, last ray partly attached to tail; scales in form of small, spiny papillae; no spines before eye.

This genus has a single Indo-Pacific species.

  • Lacepède, B. G. E., 1802., Histoire naturelle des poissons., Histoire Naturelle Des Poissons, 4:i-xliv + 1-728.
  • McCosker , J.E. and Rosenblatt, R.H., 1985., The inshore fish fauna of the Galápagos Islands. In Key Environments-Galápagos, ed. R. Perry., Pergamon Press:133-144.
  • McCosker, J.E., 1987., The fishes of the Galapagos Islands., Oceanus, 30:28-32.


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