Banjos banjos

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Banjos banjos
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Suborder: Percoidei
Superfamily: Percoidea
Family: Banjosidae
D. S. Jordan & W. F. Thompson, 1912
Genus: Banjos
Bleeker, 1876
Species: B. banjos
Binomial name
Banjos banjos
(J. Richardson, 1846)

Banjos banjos (banjofish) is a perciform fish, the only species in the monotypic genus Banjos and in the family Banjosidae.

It is native to coastal waters of the western Pacific Ocean, from Japan to the South China Sea.

It grows up to 20 cm (7.9 in) in standard length.[1]


  1. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2013). "Banjos banjos" in FishBase. February 2013 version.