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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Aulopiformes
Family: Bathysauridae Deepsea lizardfishes

Genus: Bathysaurus

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Photo by Garazo Fabregat, A.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 64 cm SL
Bathysaurus ferox Günther, 1878

Photo by Garazo Fabregat, A.
 
Bathysaurus ferox
[Deep-sea lizardfish]

Photo by Reiner, F.

Circumglobal between lati
Max. Length 78 cm SL
Bathysaurus mollis Günther, 1878

Photo by Reiner, F.
 
Bathysaurus mollis
[Highfin lizardfish]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Bathysaurus ferox Deep-sea lizardfish Eastern Atlantic 64 SL 1878
Bathysaurus mollis Highfin lizardfish Circumglobal between lati 78 SL 1878



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