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Family: Salangidae Icefishes or noodlefishes



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Max. Length 13.6 cm TL

 
Hemisalanx brachyrostralis
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Leucosoma reevesii
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Max. Length 7.4 cm SL

 
Neosalangichthys ishikawae
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Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 7.9 cm SL
Neosalanx anderssoni (Rendahl, 1923)

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Neosalanx anderssoni
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Neosalanx argentea
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Max. Length 7 cm SL

 
Neosalanx brevirostris
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Neosalanx hubbsi
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Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 5.8 cm SL
Neosalanx jordani Wakiya & Takahashi, 1937

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Neosalanx jordani
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Max. Length 6.8 cm TL

 
Neosalanx oligodontis
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Max. Length 7.8 cm TL

 
Neosalanx pseudotaihuensis
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Asia
Max. Length 7 cm TL
Neosalanx reganius Wakiya & Takahashi, 1937

Photo by Photo by Islam, Md. S.
 
Neosalanx reganius
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Asia
Max. Length 7.8 cm TL
Neosalanx taihuensis Chen, 1956

Photo by Photo by Zhu, F.-Y & Tang, J.-F.
 
Neosalanx taihuensis
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Asia
Max. Length 7.8 cm SL
Neosalanx tangkahkeii (Wu, 1931)

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Neosalanx tangkahkeii
[Chinese icefish]



Asia
Max. Length 17 cm TL
Protosalanx chinensis (Basilewsky, 1855)

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Protosalanx chinensis
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Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 22.5 cm SL
Protosalanx hyalocranius (Abbott, 1901)

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Protosalanx hyalocranius
[Clearhead icefish]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Salangichthys microdon (Bleeker, 1860)

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Salangichthys microdon
[Japanese icefish]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 14.7 cm SL
Salanx ariakensis Kishinouye, 1902

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Salanx ariakensis
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Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 16.1 cm SL
Salanx chinensis (Osbeck, 1765)

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Salanx chinensis
[Chinese noodlefish]
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Max. Length 15.3 cm SL

 
Salanx cuvieri
[Noodlefish]



Northwest Pacific.
Max. Length 13.9 cm TL
Salanx prognathus (Regan, 1908)

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Salanx prognathus
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Hemisalanx brachyrostralis Asia 13.6 TL 1934
Leucosoma reevesii Asia 1831
Neosalangichthys ishikawae Asia 7.4 SL 1913
Neosalanx anderssoni Northwest Pacific 7.9 SL 1923
Neosalanx argentea Asia 1932
Neosalanx brevirostris Northwest Pacific 7 SL 1923
Neosalanx hubbsi Asia. 1937
Neosalanx jordani Northwest Pacific 5.8 SL 1937
Neosalanx oligodontis Asia 6.8 TL 1956
Neosalanx pseudotaihuensis Asia 7.8 TL 1987
Neosalanx reganius Asia 7 TL 1937
Neosalanx taihuensis Asia 7.8 TL 1956
Neosalanx tangkahkeii Chinese icefish Asia 7.8 SL 1931
Protosalanx chinensis Asia 17 TL 1855
Protosalanx hyalocranius Clearhead icefish Northwest Pacific 22.5 SL 1901
Salangichthys microdon Japanese icefish Northwest Pacific 10 TL 1860
Salanx ariakensis Northwest Pacific 14.7 SL 1902
Salanx chinensis Chinese noodlefish Northwest Pacific 16.1 SL 1765
Salanx cuvieri Noodlefish Northwest Pacific 15.3 SL 1850
Salanx prognathus Northwest Pacific. 13.9 TL 1908



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