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)=358) ORDER BY species.genus, species.species Fish Identification
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Family: Cepolidae Bandfishes



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Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Acanthocepola abbreviata (Valenciennes, 1835)

Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.
 
Acanthocepola abbreviata
[Bandfish]

Photo by Hasan, M.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Acanthocepola indica (Day, 1888)

Photo by Hasan, M.E.
 
Acanthocepola indica
[]

Photo by Shiina, M.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Acanthocepola krusensternii (Temminck & Schlegel, 1845)

Photo by Shiina, M.
 
Acanthocepola krusensternii
[Red-spotted bandfish]

Photo by Mohite, S.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Acanthocepola limbata (Valenciennes, 1835)

Photo by Mohite, S.
 
Acanthocepola limbata
[Blackspot bandfish]
No picture found
Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 25 cm TL

 
Cepola australis
[Australian bandfish]
No picture found
Southwest Pacific

 
Cepola haastii
[]

Photo by Cruscanti, M.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 80 cm TL
Cepola macrophthalma (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Cruscanti, M.
 
Cepola macrophthalma
[Red bandfish]

Photo by FAO

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 70 cm TL
Cepola pauciradiata Cadenat, 1950

Photo by FAO
 
Cepola pauciradiata
[]

Photo by CSIRO

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Cepola schlegelii Bleeker, 1854

Photo by CSIRO
 
Cepola schlegelii
[]
No picture found
Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 21.3 cm DL

 
Owstonia ainonaka
[]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 30.3 cm SL

 
Owstonia contodon
[]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 19 cm SL

 
Owstonia crassa
[]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 8.2 cm SL

 
Owstonia dispar
[]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 6.5 cm SL

 
Owstonia doryptera
[]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 11.7 cm SL

 
Owstonia elongata
[]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 11 cm SL

 
Owstonia fallax
[]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 7.9 cm SL

 
Owstonia geminata
[]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 12.7 cm SL

 
Owstonia grammodon
[]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 13.3 cm SL

 
Owstonia hastata
[]
No picture found
Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 12.4 cm SL

 
Owstonia hawaiiensis
[]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 11.8 cm SL

 
Owstonia ignota
[]
No picture found
Northwestern Pacific
Max. Length 17.4 cm SL

 
Owstonia japonica
[]
No picture found
Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 40.2 cm SL

 
Owstonia kamoharai
[Kamohara’s Bandfish]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 5.8 cm SL

 
Owstonia lepiota
[]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 21.4 cm SL

 
Owstonia maccullochi
[McCulloch's bandfish]

Photo by FAO

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 6.7 cm SL
Owstonia macrophthalma (Fourmanoir, 1985)

Photo by FAO
 
Owstonia macrophthalma
[]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 11.6 cm SL

 
Owstonia melanoptera
[]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 5.7 cm SL

 
Owstonia merensis
[]
No picture found
Easterm Central Pacific
Max. Length 12.8 cm SL

 
Owstonia mundyi
[]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 5.4 cm SL

 
Owstonia nalani
[]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 6.8 cm SL

 
Owstonia nigromarginata
[]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 34.2 cm SL

 
Owstonia nudibucca
[]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 18 cm SL

 
Owstonia psilos
[]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 9.7 cm SL

 
Owstonia raredonae
[]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 10.2 cm SL

 
Owstonia rhamma
[]

Photo by Liao, Y.C.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 6.3 cm SL
Owstonia sarmiento Liao, Reyes & Shao, 2009

Photo by Liao, Y.C.
 
Owstonia sarmiento
[]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 11 cm SL

 
Owstonia scottensis
[]

Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 9.8 cm SL
Owstonia sibogae (Weber, 1913)

Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.
 
Owstonia sibogae
[]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 8.9 cm SL

 
Owstonia similis
[]

Photo by SFSA

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 29.8 cm SL
Owstonia simotera (Smith, 1968)

Photo by SFSA
 
Owstonia simotera
[]
No picture found
Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 25 cm SL

 
Owstonia taeniosoma
[]

Photo by Shao, K.T.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Owstonia tosaensis Kamohara, 1934

Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Owstonia tosaensis
[]

Photo by CSIRO

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Owstonia totomiensis Tanaka, 1908

Photo by CSIRO
 
Owstonia totomiensis
[Short-tail bandfish]

Photo by Alvheim, O./Institute of Marine Research (IMR)

Western Indian Ocean from
Max. Length 52 cm TL
Owstonia weberi (Gilchrist, 1922)

Photo by Alvheim, O./Institute of Marine Research (IMR)
 
Owstonia weberi
[]

Photo by Bineesh, K.K.

Indian Ocean
Max. Length 25.5 cm SL
Owstonia whiteheadi (Talwar, 1973)

Photo by Bineesh, K.K.
 
Owstonia whiteheadi
[Indian bandfish]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Acanthocepola abbreviata Bandfish Indo-West Pacific 30 TL 1835
Acanthocepola indica Indo-West Pacific 35 TL 1888
Acanthocepola krusensternii Red-spotted bandfish Western Pacific 40 TL 1845
Acanthocepola limbata Blackspot bandfish Northwest Pacific 50 TL 1835
Cepola australis Australian bandfish Indo-Pacific 25 TL 1899
Cepola haastii Southwest Pacific 1881
Cepola macrophthalma Red bandfish Eastern Atlantic 80 TL 1758
Cepola pauciradiata Eastern Atlantic 70 TL 1950
Cepola schlegelii Indo-West Pacific 50 TL 1854
Owstonia ainonaka Southwest Pacific 21.3 DL 2016
Owstonia contodon Western Pacific 30.3 SL 2016
Owstonia crassa Western Pacific 19 SL 2016
Owstonia dispar Western Pacific 8.2 SL 2016
Owstonia doryptera Western Central Pacific 6.5 SL 1934
Owstonia elongata Western Pacific 11.7 SL 2016
Owstonia fallax Western Pacific 11 SL 2016
Owstonia geminata Western Pacific 7.9 SL 2016
Owstonia grammodon Western Pacific 12.7 SL 1934
Owstonia hastata Western Pacific 13.3 SL 2016
Owstonia hawaiiensis Eastern Pacific 12.4 SL 2016
Owstonia ignota Western Central Pacific 11.8 SL 2016
Owstonia japonica Northwestern Pacific 17.4 SL 1935
Owstonia kamoharai Kamohara’s Bandfish Indo-West Pacific 40.2 SL 2015
Owstonia lepiota Western Indian Ocean 5.8 SL 2016
Owstonia maccullochi McCulloch's bandfish Western Pacific 21.4 SL 1934
Owstonia macrophthalma Western Central Pacific 6.7 SL 1985
Owstonia melanoptera Western Pacific 11.6 SL 2016
Owstonia merensis Western Pacific 5.7 SL 2016
Owstonia mundyi Easterm Central Pacific 12.8 SL 2016
Owstonia nalani Western Pacific 5.4 SL 2016
Owstonia nigromarginata Western Central Pacific 6.8 SL 1985
Owstonia nudibucca Eastern Indian Ocean 34.2 SL 2016
Owstonia psilos Eastern Indian Ocean 18 SL 2016
Owstonia raredonae Western Indian Ocean 9.7 SL 2016
Owstonia rhamma Western Pacific 10.2 SL 2016
Owstonia sarmiento Western Pacific 6.3 SL 2009
Owstonia scottensis Eastern Indian Ocean 11 SL 2016
Owstonia sibogae Indo-West Pacific 9.8 SL 1913
Owstonia similis Western Indian Ocean 8.9 SL 2016
Owstonia simotera Western Indian Ocean 29.8 SL 1968
Owstonia taeniosoma Indo-West Pacific 25 SL 1935
Owstonia tosaensis Indo-West Pacific 40 TL 1934
Owstonia totomiensis Short-tail bandfish Northwest Pacific 50 TL 1908
Owstonia weberi Western Indian Ocean from 52 TL 1922
Owstonia whiteheadi Indian bandfish Indian Ocean 25.5 SL 1973



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