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Symphurus oligomerus
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Symphurus oligomerus

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Symphurus oligomerus
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Symphurus oligomerus
Symphurus fasciolaris
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Symphurus fasciolaris

Symphurus fasciolaris
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Symphurus fasciolaris
Symphurus fasciolaris
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Symphurus fasciolaris

Symphurus elongatus
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Symphurus elongatus
Symphurus elongatus
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Symphurus elongatus

Symphurus elongatus
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Symphurus elongatus
Symphurus melasmatotheca
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Symphurus melasmatotheca

Symphurus melasmatotheca
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Symphurus melasmatotheca
Symphurus melasmatotheca
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Symphurus melasmatotheca

Symphurus melasmatotheca
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Symphurus melasmatotheca
Symphurus atramentatus
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Symphurus atramentatus

Symphurus gorgonae
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Symphurus gorgonae
Symphurus chabanaudi
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Symphurus chabanaudi

Symphurus
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Symphurus
Kinds
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Overview
Main identification features
  • eyes small, together, left side
  • dorsal and anal finsfused to pointed c
SYMPHURUS

TONGUESOLES, TONGUEFISHES

Body elongate, pointed at tail end, highly compressed; eyes small, close together, on left side; snout rounded; mouth small, arched (strongly on blind side), at front or a little under snout; preopercle covered with skin; dorsal origin ~above upper eye; no pectoral; only left pelvic present, separate from anal; dorsal and anal fused to tail fin; scales rough, on both sides; no lateral line.

A worldwide tropical to temperate genus with 59 species; represented in our area by 17 endemic species, 15 of which occur in shallow water.


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