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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Chiasmodontidae Snaketooth fishes

Genus: Pseudoscopelus

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Photo by Orlov, A.

Circum sub- and tropical
Max. Length 20 cm SL
Pseudoscopelus altipinnis Parr, 1933

Photo by Orlov, A.
Pseudoscopelus altipinnis
No picture found
Nowthwestern Atlantic
Max. Length 14.5 cm SL

Pseudoscopelus aphos
No picture found
North Atlantic
Max. Length 15 cm SL

Pseudoscopelus astronesthidens
No picture found
Southern Oceans. Subtropi
Max. Length 17 cm SL

Pseudoscopelus australis
No picture found
Max. Length 5.5 cm SL

Pseudoscopelus bothrorrhinos
No picture found
Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 8.9 cm SL

Pseudoscopelus cephalus
No picture found
Eastern South and Central
Max. Length 9.7 cm SL

Pseudoscopelus cordilluminatus
No picture found
Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 18.1 cm SL

Pseudoscopelus lavenbergi
No picture found
Western Central Pacific.
Max. Length 18 cm SL

Pseudoscopelus obtusifrons
No picture found
Pacific Plate.
Max. Length 7.0 cm SL

Pseudoscopelus odontoglossum
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 16.8 cm SL

Pseudoscopelus parini
No picture found
Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 22.8 cm SL

Pseudoscopelus paxtoni
No picture found
North Atlantic
Max. Length 13.8 cm SL

Pseudoscopelus pierbartus

Photo by Ho, H.-C.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 21.5 cm SL
Pseudoscopelus sagamianus Tanaka, 1908

Photo by Ho, H.-C.
Pseudoscopelus sagamianus

Photo by Bañón Díaz, R.

Western Atlantic, United
Max. Length 15.5 cm SL
Pseudoscopelus scriptus Lütken, 1892

Photo by Bañón Díaz, R.
Pseudoscopelus scriptus
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Central Atlantic. Needs
Max. Length 5.1 cm SL

Pseudoscopelus scutatus

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Pseudoscopelus altipinnis Circum sub- and tropical 20 SL 1933
Pseudoscopelus aphos Nowthwestern Atlantic 14.5 SL 2005
Pseudoscopelus astronesthidens North Atlantic 15 SL 2006
Pseudoscopelus australis Southern Oceans. Subtropi 17 SL 2006
Pseudoscopelus bothrorrhinos Indo-Pacific 5.5 SL 2007
Pseudoscopelus cephalus Western Central Pacific 8.9 SL 1934
Pseudoscopelus cordilluminatus Eastern South and Central 9.7 SL 2010
Pseudoscopelus lavenbergi Eastern Pacific 18.1 SL 2007
Pseudoscopelus obtusifrons Western Central Pacific. 18 SL 1934
Pseudoscopelus odontoglossum Pacific Plate. 7.0 SL 2010
Pseudoscopelus parini Western Pacific 16.8 SL 2006
Pseudoscopelus paxtoni Southwest Pacific 22.8 SL 2010
Pseudoscopelus pierbartus North Atlantic 13.8 SL 2007
Pseudoscopelus sagamianus Indo-West Pacific 21.5 SL 1908
Pseudoscopelus scriptus Western Atlantic, United 15.5 SL 1892
Pseudoscopelus scutatus Central Atlantic. Needs 5.1 SL 1971

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