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Family: Diceratiidae Double anglers (Ref. 07463) or Doublespine Seadevils (Ref. 86949)



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Bufoceratias shaoi Western Indian Ocean 10.1 SL 2004
Bufoceratias thele Western Pacific 16.2 SL 1979
Bufoceratias wedli Western Atlantic 25 TL 1926
Diceratias bispinosus Two-rod anglerfish Indo-Pacific 11.2 SL 1887
Diceratias pileatus Eastern Atlantic 23.5 SL 1979
Diceratias trilobus Northwest Pacific 14 SL 1986



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