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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Ateleopodiformes
Family: Ateleopodidae Jellynose fishes

Genus: Ateleopus

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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

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Ateleopus purpureus
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Max. Length 36.2 cm TL

 
Ateleopus tanabensis
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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



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