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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis: Osteichthyes
Superclassis/Classis: Actinopterygii
Classis/Subclassis: Actinopteri
Subclassis/Infraclassis: Neopterygii
Infraclassis: Teleostei
Megacohors: Osteoglossocephalai
Supercohors: Clupeocephala
Cohors: Euteleosteomorpha
Subcohors: Neoteleostei
Infracohors: Eurypterygia
Sectio: Ctenosquamata
Subsectio: Acanthomorphata
Divisio/Superordo: Acanthopterygii
Subdivisio: Percomorphaceae
Series: Pelagiaria
Ordo: Scombriformes

Familia: Bramidae
Genus: Taractichthys
Species: T. longipinnis – T. steindachneri

Taractichthys Mead and Maul, 1958

Taractichthys – Taxon details on Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS).
Taractichthys species list in FishBase,
Froese, R. & Pauly, D. (eds.) 2022. FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication,, version 08/2021.

Vernacular names

Taractichthys is a genus of marine ray-finned fishes from the family Bramidae, the pomfrets.

There are currently two recognized species in this genus:[2]

Taractichthys longipinnis (R. T. Lowe, 1843) (Big-scale pomfret)
Taractichthys steindachneri (Döderlein (de), 1883) (Sickle pomfret)


Eschmeyer, William N.; Fricke, Ron & van der Laan, Richard (eds.). "Genera in the family Bramidae". Catalog of Fishes. California Academy of Sciences. Retrieved 17 May 2021.
Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2021). Species of Taractichthys in FishBase. February 2021 version.

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