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Family: Caristiidae Manefishes



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Caristius barsukovi Atlantic from Namibia to 21.6 SL 2013
Caristius digitus Western Indian Ocean (off 18.5 SL 2013
Caristius fasciatus Greenland manefish Atlantic Ocean 30 TL 1930
Caristius japonicus Southeast Pacific 1905
Caristius litvinovi Southeast Atlantic. 13 SL 2013
Caristius macropus Manefish North Pacific 32 TL 1903
Caristius meridionalis South Pacific 26.7 SL 2013
Caristius walvisensis Southeast Atlantic 12.9 SL 2013
Neocaristius heemstrai Southern Hemisphere 21.9 SL 2006
Paracaristius aquilus Atlantic Ocean 19.2 SL 2011
Paracaristius maderensis North Atlantic. Western 30 SL 1949
Paracaristius nemorosus Atlantic Ocean. 20 SL 2011
Paracaristius nudarcus Pacific, Indian and Atlan 22.3 SL 2011
Platyberyx andriashevi Circumglobal. 18.5 SL 2012
Platyberyx mauli Eastern Atlantic 14 SL 2012
Platyberyx opalescens Eastern Atlantic. 11.5 SL 1911
Platyberyx paucus North Central Pacific and 10 SL 2013
Platyberyx pietschi Central Pacific, Southwes 9.3 SL 2013
Platyberyx rhyton Northwest Pacific, Japan, 14.6 SL 2013



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