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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Aulopiformes
Family: Notosudidae Waryfishes

Genus: Scopelosaurus

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Scopelosaurus adleri North Pacific 31 SL 1967
Scopelosaurus ahlstromi Ahlstrom's waryfish Atlantic, Indian and Paci 20 TL 1976
Scopelosaurus argenteus Waryfish Eastern Atlantic 21.4 SL 1954
Scopelosaurus craddocki Southeast Atlantic 1976
Scopelosaurus gibbsi Southwest Pacific 1976
Scopelosaurus hamiltoni Smallscale waryfish Atlantic, Indian and Paci 50 TL 1916
Scopelosaurus harryi Scaly paperbone North Pacific 32 SL 1953
Scopelosaurus herwigi Southeast Atlantic and We 35 TL 1976
Scopelosaurus hoedti Hoedt's waryfish Indo-West Pacific (Ref. 5 14 SL 1860
Scopelosaurus hubbsi Southeast Pacific 1976
Scopelosaurus lepidus Blackfin waryfish North Atlantic 36.4 SL 1955
Scopelosaurus mauli Maul's waryfish Western Atlantic 11 SL 1976
Scopelosaurus meadi Blackring waryfish South Atlantic and Indian 16.9 SL 1976
Scopelosaurus smithii Eastern Atlantic 25 TL 1925



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