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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Ovalentaria/misc
Family: Pseudochromidae Dottybacks
Subfamily: Pseudochrominae
Genus: Manonichthys

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Western Pacific
Max. Length 5.1 cm SL
Manonichthys alleni Gill, 2004

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Manonichthys alleni
[Sabah dottyback]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Manonichthys jamali Allen & Erdmann, 2007

Photo by Photo by Allen, M
 
Manonichthys jamali
[Jamal's dottyback]
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Max. Length 8.6 cm TL

 
Manonichthys paranox
[Midnight dottyback]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Manonichthys polynemus (Fowler, 1931)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Manonichthys polynemus
[Longfin dottyback]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 3.2 cm SL
Manonichthys scintilla Gill & Williams, 2011

Photo by Photo by Williams, J.T.
 
Manonichthys scintilla
[Sparkfin Dottyback]



Eastern Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Manonichthys splendens (Fowler, 1931)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Manonichthys splendens
[Splendid dottyback]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 7 cm SL
Manonichthys winterbottomi Gill, 2004

Photo by Photo by Gill, A.C.
 
Manonichthys winterbottomi
[False midnight dottyback]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Manonichthys alleni Sabah dottyback Western Pacific 5.1 SL 2004
Manonichthys jamali Jamal's dottyback Western Pacific 10 TL 2007
Manonichthys paranox Midnight dottyback Western Pacific 8.6 TL 1976
Manonichthys polynemus Longfin dottyback Western Pacific 12 TL 1931
Manonichthys scintilla Sparkfin Dottyback Indo-Pacific 3.2 SL 2011
Manonichthys splendens Splendid dottyback Eastern Indo-West Pacific 13 TL 1931
Manonichthys winterbottomi False midnight dottyback Western Pacific 7 SL 2004



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