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The table below lists all fish families known from Australian waters. The site contains information on 1396 species in 270 families.

A White Shark at the Neptune Islands

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Family Common name Species on site Aust. spp.*
 Jawless fishes

   
 Geotriidae
(FOA website)
Lampreys 0 1
 Mordaciidae Lampreys 1 2
 Myxinidae Hagfishes 1 2
 Sharks
   
 Chlamydoselachidae Chlamydoselachus anguineus, Frill Shark 1 1
 Hexanchidae Cow Sharks, Cowsharks, Sevengill Sharks, Sixgill Sharks 4 4
 Heterodontidae Bullhead Sharks, Horn Sharks, Port Jackson Sharks 4 3
 Odontaspididae Greynurse Sharks, Sand Tiger Sharks 2 2
 Lamnidae Mackerel Sharks, Makos, Porbeagles, White Sharks 3 4
 Otodontidae The extinct megatooth sharks 1  -
 Miksukurinidae Mitsukurina owstoni, Goblin Shark 1 1
 Cetorhinidae Cetorhinus maximus, Basking Shark 1 1
 Pseudocarchariidae (FOA website) Pseudocarcharias kamoharai, Crocodile Shark 0 1
 Megachasmidae Megachasma pelagios, Megamouth Shark 1 1
 Alopiidae Alopias vulpinus, Thresher Shark 1 3
 Hemiscylliidae Bamboo Sharks, Longtail Carpetsharks 2 3
 Brachaeluridae Blind Sharks 1 2
 Parascylliidae Australian Catsharks, Collar Carpetsharks 1 5
 Orectolobidae Carpet Sharks, Wobbegongs 4 10
 Stegostomatidae Stegostoma fasciatum, Zebra Shark 1 1
 Scyliorhinidae Catsharks 2 34
 Ginglymostomatidae Nebrius ferrugineus, Tawny Shark 1 1
 Rhincodontidae Rhincodon typus, Whale Shark 1 1
 Pseudotriakidae Pseudotriakis microdon, False Catshark 1 1
 Triakidae Mustelus antarcticus, Gummy Shark 1 8
 Hemigaleidae (FOA website) Weasel Sharks 0 2
 Carcharhinidae Requiem Sharks, Whaler Sharks 14 31
 Sphyrnidae Hammerhead Sharks 3 4
 Centrophoridae Dogfish, Gulper Sharks 1 9
 Squalidae Dogfish Sharks, Dogfishes 6 12
 Dalatiidae Dogfishes, Kitefin Sharks, Cookiecutter Sharks 3 5
 Oxynotidae Prickly Dogfishes, Roughsharks 1 1
 Echinorhinidae Bramble Sharks 1 2
 Pristiophoridae Sawsharks 1 4
 Squatinidae Angel Sharks 2 4
 Rays      
 Rhynchobatidae Guitarfishes, Wedgefishes 1 3
 Rhinidae Shark Ray, Rhina ancylostoma 1 1
 Rhinobatidae Fiddler Rays, Guitarfishes, Shovelnose Rays 4 8
 Rajidae
Skates 2 25
 Torpedinidae Coffin Rays, Torpedo Rays, Torpedos 1 2
 Narcidae Numbfishes 1 5
 Hypnidae Numbfish, Hypnos monopterygium 1 1
 Pristidae Sawfishes 1 4
 Plesiobatidae
(FOA website)
Plesiobatis daviesi, Giant Stingaree 0 1
 Hexatrygonidae
(FOA website)
Hexatrygon bickelli, Sixgill Stingray 0 1
 Dasyatidae Stingrays 11 22
 Urolophidae Stingarees 4 21
 Gymnuridae Gymnura australis, Australian Butterfly Ray 1 1
 Myliobatidae Eagle Rays 3 5
 Rhinopteridae Cownose Rays 1 2
 Mobulidae Manta Rays, Devil Rays 1 5
 Chimaeras      
 Chimaeridae Chimaeras 1 20
 Callorhinchidae Elephantfishes, Plownose Chimaeras 1 1
 Rhinochimaeridae Long-nosed Ghost Sharks, Longnose Chimaeras, Spookfishes 2 4
 Lobe-finned Fishes      
 Latimeriidae Coelacanth 1 0
 Ceratodontidae Lungfishes 2 1
 Ray-finned Fishes  (all families below this row)    
 Lepisosteidae Gars 1 0
 Elopidae Giant Herrings, Ladyfishes, Tenpounders 1 2
 Megalopidae
Megalops cyprinoides, Oxeye Herring 1 1
 Albulidae
(FOA website)
Albula forsteri, Pacific Bonefish 0 1
 Eels      
 Protanguillidae Protanguilla palau 1 0
 Anguillidae Freshwater Eels 3 4
 Muraenidae Knot-eels, Moray Eels, Morays, Reef Eels 25 62
 Moringuidae
(FOA website)
Worm Eels, Spaghetti Eels 0 5
 Chlopsidae
(FOA website)
False Moray Eels 0 3
 Colocongridae
(FOA website)
Coloconger scholesi, Short-tail Conger 0 1
 Muraenesocidae Pike Congers, Pike Eels 1 3
 Nettastomatidae Duckbill Eels, Sorcerers, Wire Eels 1 6
 Congridae Conger Eels, Congers 6 35
 Serrivomeridae
(FOA website)
Sawtooth Eels 0 2
 Ophichthidae Snake Eels, Worm Eels 8 45
 Synaphobranchidae Basketwork Eels, Cutthroat Eels 2 8
 Derichthyidae Duck-billed Eels, Longneck Eels 1 3
 Nemichthyidae Snipe Eels 2 5
 Cyematidae
(FOA website)
Cyema atrum, Arrow Eel 0 1
 Saccopharyngidae (FOA website) Saccopharynx schmidti, Black Gulper 0 1
 Eurypharyngidae Deepsea Gulper, Gulper Eel, Pelican Eel 1 1
 Halosauridae Goanna Fish, Halosaurs 1 5
 Notacanthidae Spinebacks, Spiny Eels, Sucker Eels 1 3
 Herrings, Sardines, Anchovies      
 Chirocentridae Wolf Herrings 1 2
 Clupeidae Herrings, Menhadens, Pilchards, Sardines, Shads, Sprats 6 29
 Engraulidae
(FOA website)
Anchovies 0 23
 Pristigasteridae
(FOA website)
Ilishas, Pellonas, Pristigasterids 0 4
 Bony Tongues      
 Osteoglossidae Bony Tongues, Saratoga 1 2
 Salmons and relatives
     
 Salmonidae Salmon, Trout 1 5
 Argentinidae Argentines, Herring Smelts, Silversides 1 3
 Opisthoproctidae Barreleyes 2 3
 Microstomatidae Deepsea Smelts, Smallmouths 1 9
 Retropinnidae Southern Graylings, Southern Smelts 2 6
 Galaxiidae Galaxias, Native Minnows, Native Trout 6 23
 Dragonfishes and relatives      
 Phosichthyidae Lightfishes, Lighthouse Fishes 1 12
 Gonostomatidae (FOA website) Bristlemouths, Lightfishes 0 16
 Sternoptychidae Hatchetfishes, Lightfishes 1 22
 Stomiidae Dragonfishes 7 64
 Alepocephalidae Baldfishes, Slickheads 1 34
 Platytroctidae Tubeshoulders 1 6
 Bathylaconidae
(FOA website)
Herwigia kreffti, Toothless Slickhead 0 1
 Lizardfishes and relatives      
 Paraulopidae Cucumberfishes 3 4
 Aulopidae Aulopus, Sergeant Bakers, Threadsails 3 5
 Ipnopidae Spiderfishes,Tripod Fishes 2 7
 Synodontidae Lizardfishes 7 27
 Bathysauroididae (external link) Bathysauroides gigas, Pale Deepsea Lizardfish 0 1
 Chlorophthalmidae Deepsea Lizardfishes, Greeneyes 0 2
 Bathysauropsidae (external link) Bathysauropsis gracilis, Black Deepsea Lizardfishes 0 1
 Notosudidae (external link) Paperbones, Waryfishes, Wearyfishes 0 6
 Scopelarchidae Pearleyes 1 6
 Paralepididae Barracudinas 1 14
 Evermannellidae (external link) Sabretooth Fishes 0 3
 Alepisauridae Hammerjaws, Lancetfishes and Omosudids 3 3
 Giganturidae Telescope Fishes 1 2
 Bathysauridae Bathysaurus ferox, Deepsea Lizardfish 1 1
Carps and relatives      
 Cyprinidae Carps, goldfish, cyprinids 5 5
 Cobitidae Loaches 1 1
 Lanternfishes and relatives      
 Neoscopelidae Neoscopelids, New Lanternfishes 1 4
 Myctophidae Lanternfishes 3 99
 Milkfish, Beaked Slamons and relatives      
 Gonorynchidae Beaked Salmon, Beaked Sandfish, Ratfish 1 1
 Chanidae Milkfish 1 1
 Catfishes and relatives      
 Ariidae Fork-tailed Catfishes, Salmon-catfishes, Sea Catfishes 2 17
 Plotosidae Eeltail Catfishes 6 22
 Toadfishes and relatives      
 Batrachoididae Frogfishes 3 9
 Clingfishes and relatives      
 Gobiesocidae Clingfishes, Shore Eels 10 28
 Anglerfishes and relatives      
 Lophiidae Goosefishes, Monkfishes 2 4
 Brachionichthyidae Handfishes 3 5
 Antennariidae Anglerfishes, Frogfishes 14 24
 Chaunacidae Coffinfishes, Gapers, Sea Toads 2 4
 Ogcocephalidae Batfishes, Handfishes, Seabats 2 7
 Melanocetidae Blackdevils 2 2
 Diceratiidae Two-rod Anglers 1 1
 Oneirodidae Dreamers 1 7
 Gigantactinidae Whipnose Anglerfishes 2 2
 Ceratiidae Seadevils 2 4
 Caulophrynidae Fanfin Anglerfishes, Deepsea Anglerfishes 1 1
 Neoceratiidae (external link) Neoceratias spinifer, Spiny Seadevil 0 1
 Himantolophidae (external link) Himantolophus appelii, Prickly Footballfish 0 1
 Linophrynidae Leftvent Anglerfishes 2 3
 Cods, Hakes etc      
 Euclichthyidae (external link) Euclichthys polynemus, Eucla Cod 0 1
 Moridae Beardies, Moras, Morid Cods 4 25
 Merlucciidae Blue Grenadiers, Hakes, Merluccid Hakes 1 3
 Melanonidae (external link) Melanonids, Pelagic Cods 0 2
 Bregmacerotidae (external link) Codlets, Codlings, Unicorn Cod 0 6
 Phycidae (external link) Gaidropsarus novaezealandiae, New Zealand Rockling 0 1
 Macrouridae Whiptails, Grenadiers, Rattails 2 102
 Cuskeels and relatives      
 Carapidae (external link) Pearlfishes 0 15
 Bythitidae Bortulas, Cuskfishes, Live-bearing Brotulas 1 31
 Ophidiidae Cuskeels, Lings and Torsk 6 38
 Aphyonidae Aphyonids, Blindfishes 1 2
 Zoarcidae an eelpout 1 1
 Parabrotulidae (external link) Parabrotula plagiophthalmus, False Cusk 0 1
 Flyingfishes and relatives      
 Exocoetidae Flyingfishes 3 26
 Hemiramphidae Garfishes, Halfbeaks 3 19
 Belonidae Longtoms, Needlefishes 2 11
 Scomberesocidae Billfish, King Gars, Saury 1 1
 Killifishes and relatives      
 Poeciliidae Livebearers, Livebearing Toothcarps 1 6
 Cyprinodontidae (external link) Jordanella floridae, American Flagfish 0 1
 Rainbowfishes and relatives      
 Notocheiridae Iso rhothophilus, Surf Sardine 1 1
 Pseudomugilidae Blue Eyes 1 7
 Melanotaeniidae Rainbowfishes 3 16
 Dentatherinidae (external link) Dentatherina merceri, Tusked Silverside 0 1
 Atherinidae Hardyheads, Silversides, Whitebait 5 35
 Squirrelfishes and relatives      
 Cetomimidae Whalefishes 4 2
 Rondeletiidae Redmouth Whalefishes 1 1
 Barbourisiidae Redvelvet Whalefish 1 1
 Melamphaidae Bigscales, Crusthead, Ridgeheads 1 7
 Polymixiidae Beardfishes 1 3
 Diretmidae Spinyfins 2 2
 Anomalopidae Flashlight Fishes 2 2
 Trachichthyidae Roughies, Sawbellies, Slimeheads 5 14
 Anoplogastridae Fangtooth 1 1
 Berycidae Alfonsinos, Redfishes 2 6
 Hispidoberycidae Bristlyskin 1 0
 Monocentridae Pineapplefishes, Pine-cone Fishes 1 2
 Holocentridae Soldierfishes, Squirrelfishes 10 32
 Dories and relatives      
 Cyttidae Bigeye Dories, Lookdown Dories 1 3
 Parazenidae (external link) Little Dories, Parazen, Slender Dories, Smooth Dories 0 3
 Zeniontidae Armoreye Dories, Bighead Dories, Capro Dories, Elongate Dories, Rough-head Dories 1 7
 Zeidae Dories, Buckler Dories 1 3
 Caproidae (external link) Boarfishes, Deepsea Boarfishes 0 5
 Grammicolepididae Dwarf Dory, Scaly Dories, Tinselfishes 1 3
 Oreosomatidae Mountainsides, Oreodories, Oreos, Warty Dories 2 6
 Oarfishes and relatives      
 Lamprididae Moonfishes, Opahs 1 1
 Veliferidae Veilfins, Velifers 2 2
 Lophotidae Crestfishes, Unicornfish  1 2
 Trachipteridae Dealfishes, Ribbonfishes 2 3
 Regalecidae King Of Herrings, Oarfishes, Streamerfishes 1 2
 Ateleopodidae Jellynoses, Tadpole Fishes 1 1
 Pipefishes and relatives      
 Aulostomidae Flutemouths, Trumpetfishes 1 1
 Fistulariidae Cornetfishes, Coronetfishes, Flutemouths 1 2
 Macroramphosidae Bellowsfish, Snipefishes 2 5
 Centriscidae Razorfishes, Shrimpfishes 1 3
 Solenostomidae Ghost Pipefishes 3 4
 Syngnathidae Pipefishes, Seahorses 49 122
 Pegasidae Seamoths 3 3
 Synbranchidae (external link) One-gilled Eel, Swamp Eels 0 4
 Scorpionfishes and relatives      
 Neosebastidae Gurnard Perches 14 14
 Scorpaenidae Scorpionfishes, Lionfishes, Rockfishes, Stingfishes, Waspfishes 25 59
 Apistidae Waspfishes 1 3
 Tetrarogidae Fortescues, Sailback Scorpionfishes, Wasp Fishes 6 14
 Sebastidae Ocean Perches 3 5
 Setarchidae (external link) Deepwater Scorpionfishes 0 5
 Triglidae Armoured Gurnards, Armoured Sea Robins, Gurnards, Sea Robins 4 33
 Bembridae (external link) Deepwater Flatheads 0 3
 Caracanthidae Coral Crouchers 2 2
 Aploactinidae Velvetfishes 2 18
 Synanceiidae Stonefishes 3 4
 Congiopodidae (external link) Pigfishes, Racehorses, Southern Pigfish 0 2
 Pataecidae Prowfishes 3 3
 Gnathanacanthidae Red Velvetfish 1 1
 Platycephalidae Flatheads 13 45
 Hoplichthyidae Ghost Flatheads, Spiny Flatheads 3 5
 Cottidae (external link) Sculpins 0 2
 Psychrolutidae Blobfishes, Fathead Sculpins 2 3
 Liparidae Snailfishes 2 30
 Cyclopteridae lumpfish 1 0
 Dactylopteridae Flying Gurnards, Helmet Gurnards 1 5
 Perches and relatives
   
 Latidae Barramundi 3 3
 Ambassidae Chanda Perches, Glassfishes, Perchlets  1 13
 Acropomatidae (external link) Lanternbellies, Ocean Basses 0 16
 Moronidae (external link) Lateolabrax japonicus, Japanese Seaperch 0 1
 Percichthyidae Australian Freshwater Cods, Australian Freshwater Blackfishes, Basses 8 22
 Serranidae Rockcods, Groupers, Gropers 49 148
 Callanthiidae Goldies, Groppos, Splendid Perches 1 2
 Centrogeniidae (external link) Centrogenys vaigiensis, False Scorpionfish 0 1
 Ostracoberycidae (external link) Ostracoberyx paxtoni, Spinycheek Seabass 0 1
 Pseudochromidae Dottybacks, Eel-Blennies, Lathfishes 6 37
 Plesiopidae Blue Devils, Hulafishes, Comet 6 23
 Glaucosomatidae Pearl Perches, Epaulette Fishes 2 4
 Terapontidae Grunters 11 34
 Banjosidae Banjofish, Banjosids 1 1
 Kuhliidae Flagtails 2 4
 Priacanthidae Bigeyes 5 9
 Apogonidae Cardinalfishes, Gobbleguts 30 125
 Epigonidae Deepsea Cardinalfishes, Deepwater Cardinalfishes 1 8
 Dinolestidae Longfin Pike 1 1
 Percidae Redfin 1 1
 Sillaginidae Whitings 5 13
 Malacanthidae Blanquillos, Tilefishes 1 10
 Lactariidae (external link) Lactarius lactarius, False Trevally 0 1
 Pomatomidae Tailor 1 1
 Rachycentridae  Cobia, Black Kingfish 1 1
 Echeneidae  Discfishes, Remoras, Sharksuckers, Suckerfishes 1 7
 Carangidae Trevallies, Jacks, Scads 32 67
 Coryphaenidae Dolphinfishes, Mahi Mahi 2 2
 Menidae (external link) Mene maculata, Razor Moonfish 0 1
 Leiognathidae Ponyfishes 1 18
 Arripidae Australian Salmons 3 3
 Bramidae Pomfrets 5 15
 Caristiidae Manefishes 1 2
 Emmelichthyidae Bonnetmouths, Red Baitfish, Ruby Fish 2 5
 Lutjanidae Fusilers, Hussars, Tropical Snappers 25 62
 Nemipteridae Threadfin Breams, Monocle-Breams 11 36
 Lobotidae Tripletails 1 1
 Gerreidae Silver-bellies, Silverbiddies 2 10
 Haemulidae Sweetlips 12 20
 Lethrinidae Emperors, Seabreams 8 28
 Sparidae Breams, Porgies, Seabreams 4 10
 Sciaenidae Croakers, Drums, Jewfishes 3 18
 Mullidae Goatfishes, Red Mullets 12 26
 Monodactylidae Diamondfishes, Moonfishes, Silver Batfishes 2 3
 Pempheridae Bullseyes, Sweepers 6 13
 Leptobramidae (external link) Leptobrama muelleri, Beach Salmon 0 1
 Toxotidae Archerfishes 2 4
 Bathyclupeidae (external link) Bathyclupea gracilis, Slender Deepsea Herring 0 1
 Girellidae Blackfishes, Drummers 4 5
 Kyphosidae Drummers, Microcanthids, Sea Chubs 12 18
 Chaetodontidae Butterflyfishes 42 54
 Enoplosidae Old Wife 1 1
 Pomacanthidae Angelfishes 17 29
 Ephippidae Batfishes, Spadefishes 3 8
 Oplegnathidae Knifejaw 1 1
 Scatophagidae Butterfishes, Scats 2 2
 Pentacerotidae  Boarfishes, Armourheads 5 10
 Cichlidae (external link) Cichlids, Mouth-brooders 0 6
 Pomacentridae Damselfishes 53 140
 Cirrhitidae Hawkfishes 9 12
 Chironemidae Kelpfishes 2 6
 Aplodactylidae Marblefishes, Seacarps 1 4
 Cheilodactylidae Morwongs 8 12
 Latridae Trumpeters 1 4
 Cepolidae Bandfishes 1 8
 Mugilidae Mullets 5 21
 Sphyraenidae Barracudas, Sea Pikes 6 10
 Polynemidae (external link) Threadfin Salmons, Threadfins 0 6
 Labridae Wrasses (see also 2 rows below) 79 230
   -  Odacinae Weed Whitings and Cales (subfamily of Labridae) 8 10
    - Scarinae Parrotfishes (subfamily of Labridae) 14 32
 Opistognathidae Grinners, Jawfishes, Smilers 5 17
 Pinguipedidae Grubfishes, Sandperches, Weevers 11 28
 Trichonotidae Sanddivers 1 3
 Creediidae Sandburrowers, Tommyfishes 1 6
 Percophidae Duckbills 1 13
 Pholidichthyidae Convict Fish 1 0
 Leptoscopidae Pygmy Stargazers, Southern Sandfishes, Surf Sandfishes 1 2
 Uranoscopidae Stargazers, Stonelifters 2 20
 Chiasmodontidae Swallowers 1 5
 Champsodontidae (external link) Gapers 0 9
 Bovichtidae  Thornfishes 1 3
 Nototheniidae Cod Icefishes 1 ?
 Blenniidae Blennies, Fangblennies, Rockshippers 28 92
 Tripterygiidae Threefins, Triplefins 7 42
 Clinidae Snake Blennies, Weedfishes 10 32
 Schindleriidae Floaters 1 3
 Ammodytidae (external link) Ammodytoides vagus, Sandlance 0 1
 Callionymidae Dragonets, Stinkfishes 6 48 
 Draconettidae (external link) Centrodraco insolitus, Uncommon Dragonet 0 1
 Gobiidae Gobies 62 355
 Eleotridae Gudgeons, Sleepers 13 42
 Kraemeriidae (external link) Kraemeria merensis, Mer Sand Dart 0 1
 Xenisthmidae (external link) Wrigglers 0 7
 Microdesmidae Dartfishes, Wormfishes 6 25
 Kurtidae (external link) Kurtus gulliveri, Nurseryfish 0 1
 Acanthuridae Surgeonfishes, Tangs, Unicornfishes 20 47
 Zanclidae Moorish Idol 1 1
 Siganidae Rabbitfishes, Mi Mi, Spinefoot 8 16
 Scombrolabracidae Longfin Escolar 1 1
 Gempylidae Escolars, Gemfishes, Snake Mackerels 6 17
 Trichiuridae Cutlassfishes, Frostfishes, Hairtails, Scabbardfishes 2 15
 Scombridae Albacore, Bonitos, Mackerels, Pike, Seerfishes, Snook, Tunas, Wahoo 11 25
 Xiphiidae Swordfish 1 1
 Amarsipidae (external link) Amarsipus carlsbergi, Amarsipa 0 1
 Luvaridae Louvar 1 1
 Istiophoridae Billfishes, Marlins, Sailfishes 4 5
 Centrolophidae Medusafishes, Ruffs, Trevallas 3 13
 Nomeidae Driftfishes, Cigarfishes, Cubeheads 3 11
 Ariommatidae (external link) Ariommas, Driftfish, Eyebrow Fishes 0 2
 Tetragonuridae Squaretails 1 3
 Osphronemidae Paradise Fish 1 0
 Flatfishes      
 Psettodidae (external link) Psettodes erumei, Australian Halibut 0 1
 Citharidae (external link) Citharids, Largescale Flounders 0 5
 Bothidae Lefteye Flounders, Left Handed Flatfishes 6 49
 Achiropsettidae (external link) Neoachiropsetta milfordi, Armless Deepsea Flounder 0 1
 Paralichthyidae Sand Flounders 3 12
 Pleuronectidae (external link) Right Handed Flatfishes, Righteye Flounders 0 16
 Samaridae (external link) Samarids 0 6
 Soleidae Soles 8 43
 Cynoglossidae (external link) Tongue Soles 0 16
Triggerfishes and relatives      
 Triacanthodidae Spikefishes, Deepwater Spikefishes 1 8
 Triacanthidae (external link) Three-spine, Triplespines, Tripodfishes 0 6
 Monacanthidae Leatherjackets 32 58
 Balistidae Triggerfishes 12 22
 Ostraciidae Boxfishes 11 20
 Tetraodontidae Pufferfishes, Tobies 27 57
 Triodontidae Threetooth Puffers 1 1
 Diodontidae Burrfishes, Porcupinefishes 11 12
 Molidae Sunfishes 4 4
  TOTAL species 1396  4659

 

* The number of species in each family has been taken from Hoese, D.F., Bray, D.J., Paxton, J.R. & G.R. Allen. 2006. Fishes. In Beesley, P.L. & A. Wells. (eds) Zoological Catalogue of Australia. Volume 35. ABRS & CSIRO Publishing: Australia. parts 1-3, pages 1-2178. (online at the Australian Faunal Directory)


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