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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Scombriformes
Family: Chiasmodontidae Snaketooth fishes

Genus: Chiasmodon

(See list of species below)



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7 species
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Max. Length 17.9 cm SL

 
Chiasmodon asper
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Max. Length 4.4 cm SL

 
Chiasmodon braueri
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Max. Length 19.8 cm SL

 
Chiasmodon harteli
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Max. Length 11.5 cm TL

 
Chiasmodon microcephalus
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North Atlantic
Max. Length 25 cm SL
Chiasmodon niger Johnson, 1864

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Chiasmodon niger
[Black swallower]
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Max. Length 22.1 cm SL

 
Chiasmodon pluriradiatus
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Max. Length 3 cm SL

 
Chiasmodon subniger
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Chiasmodon asper Pacific plate, north of H 17.9 SL 2009
Chiasmodon braueri Western Indian Ocean 4.4 SL 1913
Chiasmodon harteli Northeastern and western 19.8 SL 2009
Chiasmodon microcephalus Circumglobal in the south 11.5 TL 1929
Chiasmodon niger Black swallower North Atlantic 25 SL 1864
Chiasmodon pluriradiatus Atlantic, Indian, Southes 22.1 SL 1933
Chiasmodon subniger Eastern Pacific, from Haw 3 SL 1899



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