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Family: Charadriidae (See list of species below)

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9 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Charadrius hiaticula
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Charadrius veredus
[oriental plover]
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Haematopus bachmani
[black oystercatcher]
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Haematopus fuliginosus
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Haematopus longirostris
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Haematopus ostralegus
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Pluvialis dominica
[lesser golden-plover]
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Pluvialis fulva
[Pacific golden-plover]
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Pluvialis squatarola
[grey plover]
9 Species of Family Charadriidae
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Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Charadrius hiaticula Northeast Atlantic
Charadrius veredus oriental plover Indo-West Pacific.
Haematopus bachmani black oystercatcher Northeast Pacific
Haematopus fuliginosus Eastern Indian Ocean
Haematopus longirostris Eastern Indian Ocean
Haematopus ostralegus Northeast Atlantic
Pluvialis dominica lesser golden-plover Western Central Pacific a
Pluvialis fulva Pacific golden-plover Pacific and Western India
Pluvialis squatarola grey plover Pacific, Northeast Atlant 28 TL



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