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

Genus: Bathylagus

(See list of species below)



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7 species (see list below)

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Southeast Atlantic.

 
Bathylagus andriashevi
[]

Photo by SFSA

South Atlantic, Indian an
Max. Length 17 cm SL
Bathylagus antarcticus Günther, 1878

Photo by SFSA
 
Bathylagus antarcticus
[Antarctic deepsea smelt]

Photo by Orlov, A.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Bathylagus euryops Goode & Bean, 1896

Photo by Orlov, A.
 
Bathylagus euryops
[Goiter blacksmelt]

Photo by Olivar, M.P. et. al.

Southern Ocean
Max. Length 21.7 cm SL
Bathylagus gracilis Lönnberg, 1905

Photo by Olivar, M.P. et. al.
 
Bathylagus gracilis
[]
No picture found
Southern Ocean
Max. Length 14.1 cm SL

 
Bathylagus niger
[]

Photo by Orlov, A.

North Pacific
Max. Length 25 cm SL
Bathylagus pacificus Gilbert, 1890

Photo by Orlov, A.
 
Bathylagus pacificus
[Slender blacksmelt]
No picture found
Southern Ocean
Max. Length 16 cm SL

 
Bathylagus tenuis
[]
7 Species of Family Bathylagidae with Genus Bathylagus
(Deep-sea smelts)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1986 Bathylagus andriashevi Southeast Atlantic.
1878 Bathylagus antarcticus Antarctic deepsea smelt South Atlantic, Indian an 17 SL
1896 Bathylagus euryops Goiter blacksmelt Eastern Atlantic 13 TL
1905 Bathylagus gracilis Southern Ocean 21.7 SL
2006 Bathylagus niger Southern Ocean 14.1 SL
1890 Bathylagus pacificus Slender blacksmelt North Pacific 25 SL
1986 Bathylagus tenuis Southern Ocean 16 SL



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