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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Notacanthiformes
Family: Halosauridae Halosaurs

Genus: Aldrovandia

(See list of species below)



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6 species (see list below)

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Photo by Reyes, R.B.

Circumglobal. Eastern At
Max. Length 55 cm TL
Aldrovandia affinis (Günther, 1877)

Photo by Reyes, R.B.
 
Aldrovandia affinis
[Gilbert's halosaurid fish]

Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 55 cm TL
Aldrovandia gracilis Goode & Bean, 1896

Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory
 
Aldrovandia gracilis
[]
No picture found
Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 43 cm SL

 
Aldrovandia mediorostris
[]

Photo by JAMARC

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 52 cm TL
Aldrovandia oleosa Sulak, 1977

Photo by JAMARC
 
Aldrovandia oleosa
[]

Photo by Orlov, A.

Probably circumglobal. W
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Aldrovandia phalacra (Vaillant, 1888)

Photo by Orlov, A.
 
Aldrovandia phalacra
[Hawaiian halosaurid fish]
No picture found
Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 50.8 cm TL

 
Aldrovandia rostrata
[]
6 Species of Family Halosauridae with Genus Aldrovandia
(Halosaurs)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1877 Aldrovandia affinis Gilbert's halosaurid fish Circumglobal. Eastern At 55 TL
1896 Aldrovandia gracilis Eastern Atlantic 55 TL
1887 Aldrovandia mediorostris Indo-West Pacific 43 SL
1977 Aldrovandia oleosa Eastern Atlantic 52 TL
1888 Aldrovandia phalacra Hawaiian halosaurid fish Probably circumglobal. W 50 TL
1878 Aldrovandia rostrata Eastern Atlantic 50.8 TL



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