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Family: Isonidae Isonids



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Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 5 cm SL
Iso flosmaris Jordan & Starks, 1901

Photo by Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Iso flosmaris
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Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 5 cm TL
Iso hawaiiensis Gosline, 1952

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Iso hawaiiensis
[Hawaiian surf sardine]



Indian Ocean
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Iso natalensis Regan, 1919

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Iso natalensis
[Surf sprite]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 4 cm TL
Iso nesiotes Saeed, Ivantsoff & Crowley, 1993

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Iso nesiotes
[Samoan surf sardine]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 7.5 cm TL
Iso rhothophilus (Ogilby, 1895)

Photo by Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan
 
Iso rhothophilus
[Flower of the wave]



5 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Iso flosmaris Northwest Pacific 5 SL 1901
Iso hawaiiensis Hawaiian surf sardine Pacific Ocean 5 TL 1952
Iso natalensis Surf sprite Indian Ocean 8 TL 1919
Iso nesiotes Samoan surf sardine Eastern Central Pacific 4 TL 1993
Iso rhothophilus Flower of the wave Indo-Pacific 7.5 TL 1895



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