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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Ateleopodiformes
Family: Ateleopodidae Jellynose fishes

Genus: Ateleopus

(See list of species below)



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5 species (see list below)

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Indian Ocean
Max. Length 37 cm TL

 
Ateleopus indicus
[]

Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan

Western Pacific
Max. Length 95 cm SL
Ateleopus japonicus Bleeker, 1853

Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan
 
Ateleopus japonicus
[Pacific jellynose fish]

Photo by Alvheim, O./Institute of Marine Research (IMR)

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Ateleopus natalensis Regan, 1921

Photo by Alvheim, O./Institute of Marine Research (IMR)
 
Ateleopus natalensis
[Jelly-head fish]

Photo by Reyes, R.B.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 70 cm TL
Ateleopus purpureus Tanaka, 1915

Photo by Reyes, R.B.
 
Ateleopus purpureus
[]
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Northwest Pacific

 
Ateleopus tanabensis
[]
5 Species of Family Ateleopodidae with Genus Ateleopus
(Jellynose fishes)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1891 Ateleopus indicus Indian Ocean 37 TL
1853 Ateleopus japonicus Pacific jellynose fish Western Pacific 95 SL
1921 Ateleopus natalensis Jelly-head fish Western Indian Ocean 60 TL
1915 Ateleopus purpureus Northwest Pacific 70 TL
1918 Ateleopus tanabensis Northwest Pacific



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