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)=182) ORDER BY species.genus, species.species Fish Identification
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Family: Bregmacerotidae Codlets

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Indian Oean
Max. Length 5 cm SL

Bregmaceros arabicus

Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory

Central Atlantic
Max. Length 6.7 cm TL
Bregmaceros atlanticus Goode & Bean, 1886

Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory
Bregmaceros atlanticus
[Antenna codlet]

Photo by Robertson, R.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm NG
Bregmaceros bathymaster Jordan & Bollman, 1890

Photo by Robertson, R.
Bregmaceros bathymaster

Photo by Fischer, L.G.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 5.7 cm SL
Bregmaceros cantori Milliken & Houde, 1984

Photo by Fischer, L.G.
Bregmaceros cantori
[Striped codlet]
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Western Atlantic
Max. Length 4.6 cm SL

Bregmaceros cayorum
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Western Atlantic
Max. Length 1.6 cm SL

Bregmaceros houdei
[Stellate codlet]

Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan

Western Pacific
Max. Length 10.6 cm SL
Bregmaceros japonicus Tanaka, 1908

Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan
Bregmaceros japonicus
[Japanese codlet]

Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 11.5 cm TL
Bregmaceros lanceolatus Shen, 1960

Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.
Bregmaceros lanceolatus

Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.

Indian Ocean
Max. Length 9.6 cm SL
Bregmaceros mcclellandi Thompson, 1840

Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.
Bregmaceros mcclellandi
[Unicorn cod]

Photo by Bogorodsky, S.V.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 7.6 cm SL
Bregmaceros nectabanus Whitley, 1941

Photo by Bogorodsky, S.V.
Bregmaceros nectabanus
[Smallscale codlet]
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Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 5.4 cm SL

Bregmaceros neonectabanus

Photo by Shao, K.T.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 4.3 cm TL
Bregmaceros pescadorus Shen, 1960

Photo by Shao, K.T.
Bregmaceros pescadorus
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Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 9.1 cm SL

Bregmaceros pseudolanceolatus
[False lance codlet]

Photo by FAO

Western Pacific.
Max. Length 1.5 cm NG
Bregmaceros rarisquamosus Munro, 1950

Photo by FAO
Bregmaceros rarisquamosus
[Big-eye unicorn-cod]

14 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Bregmaceros arabicus Indian Oean 5 SL 1965
Bregmaceros atlanticus Antenna codlet Central Atlantic 6.7 TL 1886
Bregmaceros bathymaster Codlet Eastern Pacific 10 NG 1890
Bregmaceros cantori Striped codlet Western Atlantic 5.7 SL 1984
Bregmaceros cayorum Western Atlantic 4.6 SL 1952
Bregmaceros houdei Stellate codlet Western Atlantic 1.6 SL 1986
Bregmaceros japonicus Japanese codlet Western Pacific 10.6 SL 1908
Bregmaceros lanceolatus Western Pacific 11.5 TL 1960
Bregmaceros mcclellandi Unicorn cod Indian Ocean 9.6 SL 1840
Bregmaceros nectabanus Smallscale codlet Western Atlantic 7.6 SL 1941
Bregmaceros neonectabanus Northwest Pacific 5.4 SL 1986
Bregmaceros pescadorus Northwest Pacific 4.3 TL 1960
Bregmaceros pseudolanceolatus False lance codlet Indo-West Pacific 9.1 SL 2004
Bregmaceros rarisquamosus Big-eye unicorn-cod Western Pacific. 1.5 NG 1950

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