Drepane (genus)

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Drepane
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Spotted sicklefish (D. punctata)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Drepaneidae
T. N. Gill, 1872
Genus: Drepane
G. Cuvier, 1831
Type species
Chaetodon punctatus
Linnaeus, 1758

Drepane is a genus of fishes known commonly as the sicklefishes.[1] It is the only genus in the perciform fish family Drepaneidae.[1] These fish occur in the Indian and western Pacific Oceans, and in the eastern Atlantic near Africa.

Species[edit]

The currently recognized species in this genus are:[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2013). "Drepaneidae" in FishBase. April 2013 version.
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2013). Species of Drepane in FishBase. April 2013 version.