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

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Max. Length 45 cm TL
Luciobrotula bartschi Smith & Radcliffe, 1913

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Luciobrotula bartschi
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Southwest Atlantic
Max. Length 27.5 cm SL

Luciobrotula brasiliensis
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Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 45.5 cm SL

Luciobrotula coheni

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Atlantic Ocean
Max. Length 61 cm TL
Luciobrotula corethromycter Cohen, 1964

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Luciobrotula corethromycter
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Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 26.7 cm SL

Luciobrotula lineata
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Eastern Central Atlantic
Max. Length 19.7 cm SL

Luciobrotula nolfi

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Luciobrotula bartschi Indo-Pacific 45 TL 1913
Luciobrotula brasiliensis Southwest Atlantic 27.5 SL 2009
Luciobrotula coheni Eastern Pacific 45.5 SL 2009
Luciobrotula corethromycter Atlantic Ocean 61 TL 1964
Luciobrotula lineata Eastern Central Pacific 26.7 SL 1954
Luciobrotula nolfi Eastern Central Atlantic 19.7 SL 1981

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