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genus

Platax Cuvier, 1816

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Acanthuriformes »  family Ephippidae - spadefishes, batfishes and scats

Included taxa

Number of records: 5

species Platax batavianus Cuvier, 1831 - Humpheaded Batfish
species Platax boersii Bleeker, 1852 - Golden Spadefish

Platax boersii

species Platax orbicularis (Forsskål, 1775) - Circular Batfish

Platax orbicularis

species Platax pinnatus (Linnaeus, 1758) - Long-finned Batfish

Platax pinnatus

species Platax teira (Forsskål, 1775) - Longfin Batfish

Platax teira


Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [genus/3540]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [http://aquatab.net] [as Platax Cuvier, 1816]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010

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