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Family: Telmatherinidae Sailfin silversides



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Kalyptatherina helodes Marine sailfin silverside Western Central Pacific 4.5 TL 1984
Marosatherina ladigesi Celebes rainbowfish Asia 8 SL 1936
Paratherina cyanea Asia 20 TL 1935
Paratherina labiosa Asia 10.3 TL 1935
Paratherina striata Asia 14.2 TL 1935
Paratherina wolterecki Asia 15 TL 1935
Telmatherina abendanoni Asia 6.8 SL 1913
Telmatherina albolabiosus Asia 7.7 SL 2008
Telmatherina antoniae Asia 8.5 SL 1991
Telmatherina bonti Asia 6.5 SL 1922
Telmatherina celebensis Celebes rainbow Asia 6.8 SL 1897
Telmatherina obscura Asia 4.7 SL 1991
Telmatherina opudi Asia 6 TL 1991
Telmatherina prognatha Asia 8.4 SL 1991
Telmatherina sarasinorum Asia 6.6 SL 1991
Telmatherina wahjui Asia 5.2 SL 1991
Tominanga aurea Asia 5.5 SL 1990
Tominanga sanguicauda Asia 5.4 SL 1990



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