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Family: Synodontidae Lizardfishes

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Harpadon erythraeus

Max. Length 70 cm SL
Harpadon microchir Günther, 1878

Photo by Photo by Reyes, R.B.
Harpadon microchir

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Harpadon nehereus (Hamilton, 1822)

Photo by Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.
Harpadon nehereus
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Harpadon squamosus

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 70 cm TL
Harpadon translucens Saville-Kent, 1889

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Harpadon translucens
[Glassy Bombay duck]
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Max. Length 29 cm SL

Saurida argentea
[Shortfin saury]

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Saurida brasiliensis Norman, 1935

Photo by Photo by Flescher, D.
Saurida brasiliensis
[Brazilian lizardfish]

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Saurida caribbaea Breder, 1927

Photo by Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory
Saurida caribbaea
[Smallscale lizardfish]

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 50 cm SL
Saurida elongata (Temminck & Schlegel, 1846)

Photo by Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan
Saurida elongata
[Slender lizardfish]

Western Pacific
Max. Length 22 cm SL
Saurida filamentosa Ogilby, 1910

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Saurida filamentosa
[Threadfin saury]