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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Beryciformes
Family: Trachichthyidae Slimeheads

Genus: Aulotrachichthys

(See list of species below)



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8 species (see list below)

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Southwest Atlantic
Max. Length 7.5 cm SL

 
Aulotrachichthys argyrophanus
[Western luminous roughy]

Photo by Fischer, L.G.

Southwestern Atlantic
Max. Length 10.3 cm TL
Aulotrachichthys atlanticus (Menezes, 1971)

Photo by Fischer, L.G.
 
Aulotrachichthys atlanticus
[Brazilian luminous roughy]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 6.7 cm TL
Aulotrachichthys heptalepis (Gon, 1984)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Aulotrachichthys heptalepis
[Hawaiian luminous roughy]
No picture found
Western Pacific

 
Aulotrachichthys latus
[Philippine luminous roughy]
No picture found
Southwest Pacific

 
Aulotrachichthys novaezelandicus
[New Zealand roughy]

Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan

North Pacific
Max. Length 6.1 cm SL
Aulotrachichthys prosthemius (Jordan & Fowler, 1902)

Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan
 
Aulotrachichthys prosthemius
[West Pacific luminous roughy]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 8 cm SL

 
Aulotrachichthys pulsator
[Golden roughy]

Photo by Reyes, R.B.

Indian Ocean
Max. Length 9.6 cm SL
Aulotrachichthys sajademalensis (Kotlyar, 1979)

Photo by Reyes, R.B.
 
Aulotrachichthys sajademalensis
[Saya de Malha luminous roughy]
8 Species of Family Trachichthyidae with Genus Aulotrachichthys
(Slimeheads)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1961 Aulotrachichthys argyrophanus Western luminous roughy Southwest Atlantic 7.5 SL
1971 Aulotrachichthys atlanticus Brazilian luminous roughy Southwestern Atlantic 10.3 TL
1984 Aulotrachichthys heptalepis Hawaiian luminous roughy Eastern Central Pacific 6.7 TL
1938 Aulotrachichthys latus Philippine luminous roughy Western Pacific
1980 Aulotrachichthys novaezelandicus New Zealand roughy Southwest Pacific
1902 Aulotrachichthys prosthemius West Pacific luminous roughy North Pacific 6.1 SL
1987 Aulotrachichthys pulsator Golden roughy Eastern Indian Ocean 8 SL
1979 Aulotrachichthys sajademalensis Saya de Malha luminous roughy Indian Ocean 9.6 SL



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