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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Ophidiiformes
Family: Ophidiidae Cusk-eels
Subfamily: Neobythitinae
Genus: Bassozetus

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Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 62 cm SL
Bassozetus compressus (Günther, 1878)

Photo by Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Bassozetus compressus
[Abyssal assfish]



Indian Ocean (Ref. 34024)
Max. Length 48 cm SL
Bassozetus elongatus Smith & Radcliffe, 1913

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Bassozetus elongatus
[]
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Max. Length 55.5 cm SL

 
Bassozetus galatheae
[Galathea assfish]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 66.3 cm SL
Bassozetus glutinosus (Alcock, 1890)

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Bassozetus glutinosus
[Glutin assfish]
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Max. Length 80.5 cm SL

 
Bassozetus levistomatus
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No picture found

Max. Length 44.7 cm SL

 
Bassozetus multispinis
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No picture found

Max. Length 28.2 cm SL

 
Bassozetus nasus
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Max. Length 27.6 cm SL

 
Bassozetus normalis
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Eastern Central Atlantic
Max. Length 22.1 cm SL
Bassozetus oncerocephalus (Vaillant, 1888)

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Bassozetus oncerocephalus
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Circumglobal
Max. Length 64 cm SL
Bassozetus robustus Smith & Radcliffe, 1913

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Bassozetus robustus
[Robust assfish]



Western and Eastern (sout
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Bassozetus taenia (Günther, 1887)

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Bassozetus taenia
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Max. Length 37.5 cm SL

 
Bassozetus werneri
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Max. Length 26.3 cm SL

 
Bassozetus zenkevitchi
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13 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Bassozetus compressus Abyssal assfish Western Central Pacific 62 SL 1878
Bassozetus elongatus Indian Ocean (Ref. 34024) 48 SL 1913
Bassozetus galatheae Galathea assfish Indo-Pacific 55.5 SL 2000
Bassozetus glutinosus Glutin assfish Indo-West Pacific 66.3 SL 1890
Bassozetus levistomatus Atlantic, Indian and Paci 80.5 SL 1989
Bassozetus multispinis Indian Ocean. 44.7 SL 1980
Bassozetus nasus Eastern Pacific 28.2 SL 1899
Bassozetus normalis Atlantic. 27.6 SL 1883
Bassozetus oncerocephalus Eastern Central Atlantic 22.1 SL 1888
Bassozetus robustus Robust assfish Circumglobal 64 SL 1913
Bassozetus taenia Western and Eastern (sout 25 TL 1887
Bassozetus werneri Western Central Pacific 37.5 SL 2000
Bassozetus zenkevitchi North Pacific. 26.3 SL 1955



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