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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Trachichthyiformes
Family: Anoplogastridae Fangtooths

Genus: Anoplogaster

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2 species
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Pacific and Atlantic
Max. Length 6 cm SL
Anoplogaster brachycera Kotlyar, 1986

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Anoplogaster brachycera
[Shorthorn fangtooth]



Worldwide in tropical to
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Anoplogaster cornuta (Valenciennes, 1833)

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Anoplogaster cornuta
[Common fangtooth]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Anoplogaster brachycera Shorthorn fangtooth Pacific and Atlantic 6 SL 1986
Anoplogaster cornuta Common fangtooth Worldwide in tropical to 18 TL 1833



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