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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Ophidiiformes
Family: Aphyonidae Blind cusk eels

Genus: Barathronus

(See list of species below)



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10 species (see list below)

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Indian Ocean.

 
Barathronus affinis
[]

Photo by JAMARC

Western Central Atlantic

Barathronus bicolor Goode & Bean, 1886

Photo by JAMARC
 
Barathronus bicolor
[]
No picture found
Indian Ocean.

 
Barathronus bruuni
[]
No picture found
Indo-West Pacific.

 
Barathronus diaphanus
[]

Photo by SFSA

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Barathronus maculatus Shcherbachev, 1976

Photo by SFSA
 
Barathronus maculatus
[Spotted gelatinous cusk]
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Northwest and Eastern Cen

 
Barathronus multidens
[]
No picture found
Northeast Pacific.

 
Barathronus pacificus
[]
No picture found
Northeast Atlantic
Max. Length 10 cm SL

 
Barathronus parfaiti
[]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm SL

 
Barathronus solomonensis
[]
No picture found
Atlantic Ocean

 
Barathronus unicolor
[]
10 Species of Family Aphyonidae with Genus Barathronus
(Blind cusk eels)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1906 Barathronus affinis Indian Ocean.
1886 Barathronus bicolor Western Central Atlantic
1969 Barathronus bruuni Indian Ocean.
1906 Barathronus diaphanus Indo-West Pacific.
1976 Barathronus maculatus Spotted gelatinous cusk Indo-West Pacific 18 TL
1984 Barathronus multidens Northwest and Eastern Cen
1974 Barathronus pacificus Northeast Pacific.
1888 Barathronus parfaiti Northeast Atlantic 10 SL
2008 Barathronus solomonensis Western Pacific 10 SL
1984 Barathronus unicolor Atlantic Ocean



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