SELECT DISTINCT SPECIES.Genus AS ResultField1, SPECIES.Species AS ResultField2, SPECIES.Author AS ResultField3, SPECIES.FBname AS ResultField4, SPECIES.FamCode AS ResultField5, SPECIES.SpecCode AS ID_Field, SPECIES.Length AS ResultField6, SPECIES.LTypeMaxM AS ResultField7, SPECIES.LengthFemale AS ResultField20, SPECIES.LTypeMaxF AS ResultField21, synonyms.year, FAMILIES.CommonName, FAMILIES.Family FROM (SPECIES LEFT JOIN synonyms ON SPECIES.SpecCode = synonyms.SpecCode) INNER JOIN FAMILIES ON SPECIES.FamCode = FAMILIES.FamCode WHERE (FAMILIES.FamCode =SPECIES.FamCode) AND (synonyms.valid <> 0) And ((FAMILIES.FamCode)=353) AND ((Families.Order)= 'Perciformes') AND ((Species.Genus) = 'Chironemus') And ((FAMILIES.Class)='Actinopterygii') ORDER BY species.genus, species.species Fish Identification
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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Chironemidae Kelpfishes

Genus: Chironemus

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Southeast Pacific

Chironemus bicornis

Photo by Pereira, L.A.

Southeastern Pacific

Chironemus delfini (Porter, 1914)

Photo by Pereira, L.A.
Chironemus delfini

Photo by Good, P.

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Chironemus georgianus Cuvier, 1829

Photo by Good, P.
Chironemus georgianus
[Western kelpfish]

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Western Pacific
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Chironemus maculosus (Richardson, 1850)

Photo by Good, P.
Chironemus maculosus
[Silver spot]

Photo by Banks, I.

Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm SL
Chironemus marmoratus Günther, 1860

Photo by Banks, I.
Chironemus marmoratus
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Southwest Pacific

Chironemus microlepis
[Smallscale kelpfish]

6 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Chironemus bicornis Southeast Pacific 1898
Chironemus delfini Southeastern Pacific 1914
Chironemus georgianus Western kelpfish Eastern Indian Ocean 20 TL 1829
Chironemus maculosus Silver spot Western Pacific 35 TL 1850
Chironemus marmoratus Kelpfish Southwest Pacific 40 SL 1860
Chironemus microlepis Smallscale kelpfish Southwest Pacific 1916

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