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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Osmeriformes
Family: Bathylagidae Deep-sea smelts

Genus: Bathylagoides

(See list of species below)



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3 species (see list below)

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Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 11 cm SL

 
Bathylagoides argyrogaster
[Silver deepsea smelt]

Photo by Reyes, P.

Pacific and Indian. East
Max. Length 9.3 cm SL
Bathylagoides nigrigenys (Parr, 1931)

Photo by Reyes, P.
 
Bathylagoides nigrigenys
[Blackchin blacksmelt]
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Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 11 cm TL

 
Bathylagoides wesethi
[Snubnose blacksmelt]
3 Species of Family Bathylagidae with Genus Bathylagoides
(Deep-sea smelts)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1930 Bathylagoides argyrogaster Silver deepsea smelt Indo-West Pacific 11 SL
1931 Bathylagoides nigrigenys Blackchin blacksmelt Pacific and Indian. East 9.3 SL
1938 Bathylagoides wesethi Snubnose blacksmelt Eastern Pacific 11 TL



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