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)=410) AND ((Families.Order)= 'Perciformes') AND ((Species.Genus) = 'Gunnellichthys') AND ((Species.Subfamily) = 'Microdesminae') And ((FAMILIES.Class)='Actinopterygii') ORDER BY species.genus, species.species Fish Identification
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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Microdesmidae Wormfishes
Subfamily: Microdesminae
Genus: Gunnellichthys

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Western Indian Ocean.

 
Gunnellichthys copleyi
[]

Photo by Ryanskiy, A.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm SL
Gunnellichthys curiosus Dawson, 1968

Photo by Ryanskiy, A.
 
Gunnellichthys curiosus
[Curious wormfish]
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Western Central Pacific.

 
Gunnellichthys grandoculis
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Western Indian Ocean

 
Gunnellichthys irideus
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm SL
Gunnellichthys monostigma Smith, 1958

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Gunnellichthys monostigma
[Onespot wormfish]

Photo by Winterbottom, R.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm SL
Gunnellichthys pleurotaenia Bleeker, 1858

Photo by Winterbottom, R.
 
Gunnellichthys pleurotaenia
[Onestripe wormfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm SL
Gunnellichthys viridescens Dawson, 1968

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Gunnellichthys viridescens
[Yellowstripe wormfish]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Gunnellichthys copleyi Western Indian Ocean. 1951
Gunnellichthys curiosus Curious wormfish Indo-Pacific 12 SL 1968
Gunnellichthys grandoculis Western Central Pacific. 1911
Gunnellichthys irideus Western Indian Ocean 1958
Gunnellichthys monostigma Onespot wormfish Indo-Pacific 15 SL 1958
Gunnellichthys pleurotaenia Onestripe wormfish Western Central Pacific 12 SL 1858
Gunnellichthys viridescens Yellowstripe wormfish Indo-Pacific 12 SL 1968



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