Velifer hypselopterus

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Velifer hypselopterus, the sailfin velifer, is an Indo-Pacific velifer. This species grows to a length of 40 centimetres (16 in) TL. This species, like the other one in the family Veliferidae, is monotypic in its genus. It is of minor importance in commercial fisheries.

Velifer
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Scientific classification
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Velifer

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V. hypselopterus
Binomial name
Velifer hypselopterus
Bleeker, 1879

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