Other identification tools | FishBase

Fish Identification: Find Species

Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Stomiiformes
Family: Sternoptychidae Marine hatchetfishes
Subfamily: Maurolicinae
Genus: Argyripnus

(See list of species below)



Select Class:     Select Order:   
Select Family: Subfamily:     Select Genus:

Select Ocean (marine/brackish) or Continent (freshwater):
                                                          Specify a country:

Total number of spines in dorsal and anal fins (optional)


7 species (see list below)

1 of 1 Jump to:

Photo by Mincarone, M.M.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 7.7 cm SL
Argyripnus atlanticus Maul, 1952

Photo by Mincarone, M.M.
 
Argyripnus atlanticus
[]
No picture found
Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 8.9 cm SL

 
Argyripnus brocki
[Brock's bristle-mouth fish]
No picture found
Southeast Pacific

 
Argyripnus electronus
[]
No picture found
Pacific Ocean.
Max. Length 8.9 cm SL

 
Argyripnus ephippiatus
[Gilbert & Cramer's bristle-mouth fish]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 7.3 cm SL

 
Argyripnus hulleyi
[Reunion's bristle-mouth fish]
No picture found
Southwest Pacific.
Max. Length 14 cm TL

 
Argyripnus iridescens
[Brilliant pearlside]
No picture found
Indo-West Pacific. off A
Max. Length 7.9 cm SL

 
Argyripnus pharos
[]
7 Species of Family Sternoptychidae with Genus Argyripnus
(Marine hatchetfishes)
Sort by: Species Length Year
1 of 1 Jump to:
Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1952 Argyripnus atlanticus Eastern Atlantic 7.7 SL
1973 Argyripnus brocki Brock's bristle-mouth fish Eastern Central Pacific 8.9 SL
1992 Argyripnus electronus Southeast Pacific
1897 Argyripnus ephippiatus Gilbert & Cramer's bristle-mouth fish Pacific Ocean. 8.9 SL
2009 Argyripnus hulleyi Reunion's bristle-mouth fish Western Indian Ocean 7.3 SL
1926 Argyripnus iridescens Brilliant pearlside Southwest Pacific. 14 TL
2003 Argyripnus pharos Indo-West Pacific. off A 7.9 SL



Other identification tools in FishBase


Quick Identification
Identification keys
Identification by morphometrics
Identification by pictures:
          If you already know the Family, go to Search FishBase, select Family and click on 'Identification by pictures' to display all available pictures in FishBase for the family.

          If you already know the Country, go to
Search FishBase, select Country and click on 'Identification by pictures' to display all available pictures in FishBase for the country.

          If you already know the Ecosystem, go to
Search FishBase, select Ecosystem and click on 'Identification by pictures' to display all available pictures in FishBase for the ecosystem.
cfm script by eagbayani, 30.11.04, ,  php script by cmilitante, 05/11/2010 ,  last modified by cmilitante, 14/03/2013