Hime (fish)

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Hime japonica
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Aulopiformes
Family: Aulopidae
Genus: Hime
Starks, 1924
Type species
Aulopus japonicus
Günther, 1877

Hime is a genus of flagfins native to the eastern Indian Ocean and the western Pacific Ocean.


There are currently 8 recognized species in this genus:


  1. ^ a b c Gomon, M.F. & Struthers, C.D. (2015): Three new species of the Indo-Pacific fish genus Hime (Aulopidae, Aulopiformes), all resembling the type species H. japonica (Günther 1877). Zootaxa, 4044 (3): 371–390.
  2. ^ Gomon, M.F., Struthers, C.D. & Stewart, A.L. (2013): A New Genus and Two New Species of the Family Aulopidae (Aulopiformes), Commonly Referred to as Aulopus, Flagfins, Sergeant Bakers or Threadsails, in Australasian Waters. Species Diversity, 18 (2): 141–161.