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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Scombriformes
Family: Chiasmodontidae Snaketooth fishes

Genus: Pseudoscopelus

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16 species
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Circum sub- and tropical
Max. Length 20 cm SL
Pseudoscopelus altipinnis Parr, 1933

Photo by Photo by Orlov, A.
 
Pseudoscopelus altipinnis
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Max. Length 14.5 cm SL

 
Pseudoscopelus aphos
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No picture found

Max. Length 15 cm SL

 
Pseudoscopelus astronesthidens
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No picture found

Max. Length 17 cm SL

 
Pseudoscopelus australis
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No picture found

Max. Length 5.5 cm SL

 
Pseudoscopelus bothrorrhinos
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No picture found

Max. Length 8.9 cm SL

 
Pseudoscopelus cephalus
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No picture found

Max. Length 9.7 cm SL

 
Pseudoscopelus cordilluminatus
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No picture found

Max. Length 18.1 cm SL

 
Pseudoscopelus lavenbergi
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No picture found

Max. Length 18 cm SL

 
Pseudoscopelus obtusifrons
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No picture found

Max. Length 7.0 cm SL

 
Pseudoscopelus odontoglossus
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No picture found

Max. Length 16.8 cm SL

 
Pseudoscopelus parini
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No picture found

Max. Length 22.8 cm SL

 
Pseudoscopelus paxtoni
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Max. Length 13.8 cm SL

 
Pseudoscopelus pierbartus
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Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 21.5 cm SL
Pseudoscopelus sagamianus Tanaka, 1908

Photo by Photo by Ho, H.-C.
 
Pseudoscopelus sagamianus
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Western Atlantic, United
Max. Length 15.5 cm SL
Pseudoscopelus scriptus Lütken, 1892

Photo by Photo by Bañón Díaz, R.
 
Pseudoscopelus scriptus
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Max. Length 5.1 cm SL

 
Pseudoscopelus scutatus
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Pseudoscopelus altipinnis Circum sub- and tropical 20 SL 1933
Pseudoscopelus aphos Nowthwestern Atlantic 14.5 SL 2005
Pseudoscopelus astronesthidens North Atlantic 15 SL 2006
Pseudoscopelus australis Southern Oceans. Subtropi 17 SL 2006
Pseudoscopelus bothrorrhinos Indo-Pacific 5.5 SL 2007
Pseudoscopelus cephalus Western Central Pacific 8.9 SL 1934
Pseudoscopelus cordilluminatus Eastern South and Central 9.7 SL 2010
Pseudoscopelus lavenbergi Eastern Pacific 18.1 SL 2007
Pseudoscopelus obtusifrons Western Central Pacific. 18 SL 1934
Pseudoscopelus odontoglossus Pacific Plate. 7.0 SL 2010
Pseudoscopelus parini Western Pacific 16.8 SL 2006
Pseudoscopelus paxtoni Southwest Pacific 22.8 SL 2010
Pseudoscopelus pierbartus North Atlantic 13.8 SL 2007
Pseudoscopelus sagamianus Indo-West Pacific 21.5 SL 1908
Pseudoscopelus scriptus Western Atlantic, United 15.5 SL 1892
Pseudoscopelus scutatus Central Atlantic. Needs 5.1 SL 1971



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