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Family: Linophrynidae Leftvents



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Acentrophryne dolichonema Pacific Ocean 10.5 SL 2005
Acentrophryne longidens Eastern Pacific 5 SL 1926
Borophryne apogon Netdevil Eastern Pacific 8.3 TL 1925
Haplophryne mollis Soft leafvent angler Tropical and subtropical 15.9 SL 1902
Linophryne algibarbata Northeast Atlantic 23.1 TL 1939
Linophryne andersoni Eastern Central Pacific 3.2 SL 1992
Linophryne arborifera Atlantic Ocean 7.7 SL 1925
Linophryne arcturi Eastern Atlantic 5.1 1926
Linophryne argyresca Eastern Indian Ocean 6.1 SL 1932
Linophryne bicornis Northwestern Atlantic and 18.5 SL 1927
Linophryne bipennata Eastern Indian Ocean 3.8 SL 1982
Linophryne brevibarbata North Atlantic 1932
Linophryne coronata Atlantic Ocean 22.5 1927
Linophryne densiramus Thickbranch angler Atlantic Ocean 9 SL 1941
Linophryne escaramosa Eastern Central Pacific 3.7 SL 1982
Linophryne indica Headlight angler Indo-Pacific. 4.3 SL 1902
Linophryne lucifer North Atlantic, from off 27.5 SL 1886
Linophryne macrodon Eastern Central Pacific 9.1 SL 1925
Linophryne maderensis Eastern Central Atlantic 1961
Linophryne parini Southeast Atlantic 6.4 SL 1980
Linophryne pennibarbata Atlantic Ocean 4.7 1980
Linophryne polypogon Eastern Central Atlantic 4.5 TL 1925
Linophryne quinqueramosa Eastern Central Pacific 1947
Linophryne racemifera Eastern Atlantic 8.2 1932
Linophryne sexfilis Eastern Central Atlantic 3.8 NG 1973
Linophryne trewavasae Western Central Pacific 7.3 SL 1978
Photocorynus spiniceps Western Atlantic 4.3 1925



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