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Pseudotrichonotus altivelis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Aulopiformes
Family: Pseudotrichonotidae
Yoshino & Araga, 1975
Genus: Pseudotrichonotus
Yoshino & Araga, 1975

Pseudotrichonotus is a genus of fish in the family Pseudotrichonotidae native to the Indian and Pacific Ocean. This genus is the only member of its family.[1]


There are currently 4 recognized species in this genus:


  1. ^ Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2016). Species of Pseudotrichonotus in FishBase. October 2016 version.
  2. ^ Gill, A.C. & Pogonoski, J.J. (2016): Pseudotrichonotus belos new species, first record of the fish family Pseudotrichonotidae from Australia (Teleostei: Aulopiformes). Zootaxa, 4205 (2): 189–193.
  3. ^ Allen, G.R., Erdmann, M.V., Suharti, S.R. & Sianipar, A. (2017): Pseudotrichonotus caeruleoflavus, a new species of reef fish from Indonesia (Teleostei: Aulopiformes: Pseudotrichonotidae). aqua, International Journal of Ichthyology, 23 (1): 1-10.