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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Ophidiiformes
Family: Bythitidae Viviparous brotulas
Subfamily: Bythitinae
Genus: Cataetyx

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Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 12 cm TL

 
Cataetyx alleni
[]
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Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 10 cm TL

 
Cataetyx bruuni
[]

Photo by SFSA

Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 36 cm TL
Cataetyx chthamalorhynchus Cohen, 1981

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Cataetyx chthamalorhynchus
[]
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Eastern Central Pacific

 
Cataetyx hawaiiensis
[]

Photo by Bañón Díaz, R.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 65 cm TL
Cataetyx laticeps Koefoed, 1927

Photo by Bañón Díaz, R.
 
Cataetyx laticeps
[]

Photo by Ho, H.-C.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 13 cm SL
Cataetyx lepidogenys (Smith & Radcliffe, 1913)

Photo by Ho, H.-C.
 
Cataetyx lepidogenys
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Southeast Pacific and Sou
Max. Length 27.5 cm SL

 
Cataetyx messieri
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Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 18 cm TL

 
Cataetyx nielseni
[Nielsen's catetyx]

Photo by SFSA

Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 64 cm TL
Cataetyx niki Cohen, 1981

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Cataetyx niki
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Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 57 cm SL

 
Cataetyx platyrhynchus
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Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 15.7 cm TL

 
Cataetyx rubrirostris
[Rubynose brotula]
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Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 63.2 cm TL

 
Cataetyx simus
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Cataetyx alleni Eastern Atlantic 12 TL 1906
Cataetyx bruuni Eastern Atlantic 10 TL 1963
Cataetyx chthamalorhynchus Southeast Atlantic 36 TL 1981
Cataetyx hawaiiensis Eastern Central Pacific 1954
Cataetyx laticeps Eastern Atlantic 65 TL 1927
Cataetyx lepidogenys Western Pacific 13 SL 1913
Cataetyx messieri Southeast Pacific and Sou 27.5 SL 1878
Cataetyx nielseni Nielsen's catetyx Southwest Pacific 18 TL 2005
Cataetyx niki Southeast Atlantic 64 TL 1981
Cataetyx platyrhynchus Northwest Pacific 57 SL 1984
Cataetyx rubrirostris Rubynose brotula Eastern Pacific 15.7 TL 1890
Cataetyx simus Eastern Pacific 63.2 TL 1899



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