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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Polynemidae Threadfins

Genus: Filimanus

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6 species (see list below)

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Photo by Devarapalli, P.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 38 cm TL
Filimanus heptadactyla (Cuvier, 1829)

Photo by Devarapalli, P.
 
Filimanus heptadactyla
[Sevenfinger threadfin]

Photo by FAO

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm SL
Filimanus hexanema (Cuvier, 1829)

Photo by FAO
 
Filimanus hexanema
[Javanese threadfin]

Photo by FAO

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 16 cm SL
Filimanus perplexa Feltes, 1991

Photo by FAO
 
Filimanus perplexa
[Splendid threadfin]

Photo by Motomura, H.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm SL
Filimanus sealei (Jordan & Richardson, 1910)

Photo by Motomura, H.
 
Filimanus sealei
[Eightfinger threadfin]

Photo by Khan, M.M.

Indian Ocean
Max. Length 13 cm SL
Filimanus similis Feltes, 1991

Photo by Khan, M.M.
 
Filimanus similis
[Indian sevenfinger threadfin]

Photo by CSIRO

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 14 cm SL
Filimanus xanthonema (Valenciennes, 1831)

Photo by CSIRO
 
Filimanus xanthonema
[Yellowthread threadfin]
6 Species of Family Polynemidae with Genus Filimanus
(Threadfins)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1829 Filimanus heptadactyla Sevenfinger threadfin Western Pacific 38 TL
1829 Filimanus hexanema Javanese threadfin Western Central Pacific 12 SL
1991 Filimanus perplexa Splendid threadfin Western Central Pacific 16 SL
1910 Filimanus sealei Eightfinger threadfin Western Central Pacific 15 SL
1991 Filimanus similis Indian sevenfinger threadfin Indian Ocean 13 SL
1831 Filimanus xanthonema Yellowthread threadfin Indo-West Pacific 14 SL



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