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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Osmeriformes
Family: Alepocephalidae Slickheads

Genus: Bajacalifornia

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7 species (see list below)

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Western Central Pacific.
Max. Length 14.5 cm SL

 
Bajacalifornia aequatoris
[]
No picture found
Western Indian and Atlant
Max. Length 21.6 cm SL

 
Bajacalifornia arcylepis
[Network slickhead]

Photo by Shao, K.T.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 18.1 cm SL
Bajacalifornia burragei Townsend & Nichols, 1925

Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Bajacalifornia burragei
[Sharpchin slickhead]
No picture found
Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 38 cm SL

 
Bajacalifornia calcarata
[Brown slickhead]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 36.6 cm TL

 
Bajacalifornia erimoensis
[]

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

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 40 cm SL
Bajacalifornia megalops (Lütken, 1898)

Photo by Alvheim, O./Institute of Marine Research (IMR)
 
Bajacalifornia megalops
[Bigeye smooth-head]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 24.7 cm SL

 
Bajacalifornia microstoma
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7 Species of Family Alepocephalidae with Genus Bajacalifornia
(Slickheads)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1993 Bajacalifornia aequatoris Western Central Pacific. 14.5 SL
1985 Bajacalifornia arcylepis Network slickhead Western Indian and Atlant 21.6 SL
1925 Bajacalifornia burragei Sharpchin slickhead Western Indian Ocean 18.1 SL
1913 Bajacalifornia calcarata Brown slickhead Eastern Atlantic 38 SL
1977 Bajacalifornia erimoensis Northwest Pacific 36.6 TL
1898 Bajacalifornia megalops Bigeye smooth-head Eastern Atlantic 40 SL
1988 Bajacalifornia microstoma Western Pacific 24.7 SL



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