Squaretail

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Squaretails
Tetragonurus cuvieri (smalleye squaretail).gif
Smalleye squaretail, Tetragonurus cuvieri

Drawing by Dr Tony Ayling

Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Tetragonuridae
Genus: Tetragonurus
Risso, 1810
Species

See text.

The squaretails are a genus, Tetragonurus, of perciform fishes, the only genus in the family Tetragonuridae.

They are found in tropical and subtropical oceans, and feed on jellyfish and ctenophores.

Species[edit]

The three species are:

Timeline[edit]

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