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Family: Ateleopodidae Jellynose fishes



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Max. Length 37 cm TL

 
Ateleopus indicus
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Western Pacific
Max. Length 95 cm SL
Ateleopus japonicus Bleeker, 1853

Photo by Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan
 
Ateleopus japonicus
[Pacific jellynose fish]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Ateleopus natalensis Regan, 1921

Photo by Photo by Alvheim, O./Institute of Marine Research (IMR)
 
Ateleopus natalensis
[Jelly-head fish]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 70 cm TL
Ateleopus purpureus Tanaka, 1915

Photo by Photo by Reyes, R.B.
 
Ateleopus purpureus
[]
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Max. Length 36.2 cm TL

 
Ateleopus tanabensis
[]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 200 cm TL
Guentherus altivela Osório, 1917

Photo by Photo by Alvheim, O./Institute of Marine Research (IMR)
 
Guentherus altivela
[Jellynose]
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Max. Length 69.4 cm SL

 
Guentherus katoi
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Max. Length 85.5 cm TL

 
Ijimaia antillarum
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Max. Length 170 cm SL

 
Ijimaia dofleini
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Ijimaia fowleri
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Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 200 cm TL
Ijimaia loppei Roule, 1922

Photo by Photo by JAMARC
 
Ijimaia loppei
[Loppe's tadpole fish]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 68 cm TL
Ijimaia plicatellus (Gilbert, 1905)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Ijimaia plicatellus
[Deep water ateleopid fish]
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Parateleopus microstomus
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13 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Ateleopus indicus Indian Ocean 37 TL 1891
Ateleopus japonicus Pacific jellynose fish Western Pacific 95 SL 1853
Ateleopus natalensis Jelly-head fish Western Indian Ocean 60 TL 1921
Ateleopus purpureus Northwest Pacific 70 TL 1915
Ateleopus tanabensis Northwest Pacific 36.2 TL 1918
Guentherus altivela Jellynose Eastern Atlantic 200 TL 1917
Guentherus katoi Northwest Pacific 69.4 SL 2008
Ijimaia antillarum Western Central Atlantic 85.5 TL 1935
Ijimaia dofleini Northwest Pacific 170 SL 1905
Ijimaia fowleri Northwest Pacific 1935
Ijimaia loppei Loppe's tadpole fish Eastern Atlantic 200 TL 1922
Ijimaia plicatellus Deep water ateleopid fish Eastern Central Pacific 68 TL 1905
Parateleopus microstomus Western Pacific 1912



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