Longfin

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Longfins
Plesiops coeruleolineatus.jpg
Crimsontip longfin,
(Plesiops coeruleolineatus)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Plesiopidae
Genera

Acanthoclinus
Acanthoplesiops
Assessor
Beliops
Belonepterygion
Calloplesiops
Fraudella
Notograptus
Paraplesiops
Plesiops
Steeneichthys
Trachinops
See text for species.

Synonyms

Acanthoclinidae

The longfins, also known as roundheads or spiny basslets, are a family, Plesiopidae, of fishes in the order Perciformes. They are elongated fishes, found in the Indian Ocean and western Pacific Ocean.

Species[edit]

Comet, Calloplesiops altivelis
Eastern blue devil, Paraplesiops bleekeri

In some classifications, the genus Notograptus is split in its own family, Notograptidae, but FishBase is followed here:

References[edit]