SELECT DISTINCT SPECIES.Genus AS ResultField1, SPECIES.Species AS ResultField2, SPECIES.Author AS ResultField3, SPECIES.FBname AS ResultField4, SPECIES.FamCode AS ResultField5, SPECIES.SpecCode AS ID_Field, SPECIES.Length AS ResultField6, SPECIES.LTypeMaxM AS ResultField7, SPECIES.LengthFemale AS ResultField20, SPECIES.LTypeMaxF AS ResultField21, synonyms.year, FAMILIES.CommonName, FAMILIES.Family FROM (SPECIES LEFT JOIN synonyms ON SPECIES.SpecCode = synonyms.SpecCode) INNER JOIN FAMILIES ON SPECIES.FamCode = FAMILIES.FamCode WHERE (FAMILIES.FamCode =SPECIES.FamCode) AND (synonyms.valid <> 0) And ((FAMILIES.FamCode)=200) ORDER BY species.genus, species.species Fish Identification
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Family: Gigantactinidae Whipnose anglers



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Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 2.9 cm SL

 
Gigantactis balushkini
[]

Photo by Ho, H.-C.

Atlantic Ocean and Pacifi
Max. Length 38.4 cm SL
Gigantactis elsmani Bertelsen, Pietsch & Lavenberg, 1981

Photo by Ho, H.-C.
 
Gigantactis elsmani
[]

Photo by Ho, H.-C.

Indo Pacific Ocean.
Max. Length 41 cm TL
Gigantactis gargantua Bertelsen, Pietsch & Lavenberg, 1981

Photo by Ho, H.-C.
 
Gigantactis gargantua
[]
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Atlantic Ocean
Max. Length 5 cm

 
Gigantactis gibbsi
[]
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Eastern Atlantic.
Max. Length 17.9 cm

 
Gigantactis golovani
[]

Photo by Pohl, R.E.

Atlantic Ocean
Max. Length 10.7 cm TL
Gigantactis gracilicauda Regan, 1925

Photo by Pohl, R.E.
 
Gigantactis gracilicauda
[]
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Atlantic Ocean.
Max. Length 26.2 cm SL

 
Gigantactis herwigi
[]
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Eastern Atlantic.
Max. Length 5.7 cm SL

 
Gigantactis ios
[]
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Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 25.2 cm SL

 
Gigantactis kreffti
[]
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Western Central Atlantic.
Max. Length 11.4 cm SL

 
Gigantactis longicauda
[]

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada

Atlantic and Pacific
Max. Length 22.1 cm
Gigantactis longicirra Waterman, 1939

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada
 
Gigantactis longicirra
[]

Photo by JAMARC

Atlantic Ocean and Pacifi
Max. Length 35.4 cm SL
Gigantactis macronema Regan, 1925

Photo by JAMARC
 
Gigantactis macronema
[]
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Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 28.8 cm SL

 
Gigantactis meadi
[]
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Pacific Ocean.
Max. Length 12.7 cm SL

 
Gigantactis microdontis
[]
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Western Central Atlantic.

 
Gigantactis microphthalmus
[]
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Southwest Pacific.
Max. Length 29.5 cm SL

 
Gigantactis paxtoni
[Paxton's whipnose]
No picture found
Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 22.3 cm SL

 
Gigantactis perlatus
[]
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Pacific Ocean.
Max. Length 15 cm SL

 
Gigantactis savagei
[]

Photo by Ho, H.-C.

Tropical and temperate pa
Max. Length 62 cm TL
Gigantactis vanhoeffeni Brauer, 1902

Photo by Ho, H.-C.
 
Gigantactis vanhoeffeni
[]
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Eastern Atlantic and West
Max. Length 9.9 cm

 
Gigantactis watermani
[]

Photo by Ho, H.-C.

Tropical and subtropical
Max. Length 12.6 cm TL
Rhynchactis leptonema Regan, 1925

Photo by Ho, H.-C.
 
Rhynchactis leptonema
[]

Photo by Ho, H.-C.

Atlantic and Western Indi
Max. Length 13 cm SL
Rhynchactis macrothrix Bertelsen & Pietsch, 1998

Photo by Ho, H.-C.
 
Rhynchactis macrothrix
[]
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Western Indian Ocean.
Max. Length 11.3 cm SL

 
Rhynchactis microthrix
[]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Gigantactis balushkini Northwest Pacific 2.9 SL 1984
Gigantactis elsmani Atlantic Ocean and Pacifi 38.4 SL 1981
Gigantactis gargantua Indo Pacific Ocean. 41 TL 1981
Gigantactis gibbsi Atlantic Ocean 5 1981
Gigantactis golovani Eastern Atlantic. 17.9 1981
Gigantactis gracilicauda Atlantic Ocean 10.7 TL 1925
Gigantactis herwigi Atlantic Ocean. 26.2 SL 1981
Gigantactis ios Eastern Atlantic. 5.7 SL 1981
Gigantactis kreffti Southeast Atlantic 25.2 SL 1981
Gigantactis longicauda Western Central Atlantic. 11.4 SL 2002
Gigantactis longicirra Atlantic and Pacific 22.1 1939
Gigantactis macronema Atlantic Ocean and Pacifi 35.4 SL 1925
Gigantactis meadi Southeast Pacific 28.8 SL 1981
Gigantactis microdontis Pacific Ocean. 12.7 SL 1981
Gigantactis microphthalmus Western Central Atlantic. 1932
Gigantactis paxtoni Paxton's whipnose Southwest Pacific. 29.5 SL 1981
Gigantactis perlatus Pacific Ocean 22.3 SL 1947
Gigantactis savagei Pacific Ocean. 15 SL 1981
Gigantactis vanhoeffeni Tropical and temperate pa 62 TL 1902
Gigantactis watermani Eastern Atlantic and West 9.9 1981
Rhynchactis leptonema Tropical and subtropical 12.6 TL 1925
Rhynchactis macrothrix Atlantic and Western Indi 13 SL 1998
Rhynchactis microthrix Western Indian Ocean. 11.3 SL 1998



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