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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Aulopiformes
Family: Scopelarchidae Pearleyes

Genus: Benthalbella

(See list of species below)



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5 species (see list below)

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Photo by Van Noord, J.E.

Northeast Pacific
Max. Length 24 cm TL
Benthalbella dentata (Chapman, 1939)

Photo by Van Noord, J.E.
 
Benthalbella dentata
[Northern pearleye]
No picture found
Circumglobal in the south
Max. Length 35 cm SL

 
Benthalbella elongata
[]

Photo by SFSA

Atlantic, Indian and Paci
Max. Length 13.8 cm SL
Benthalbella infans Zugmayer, 1911

Photo by SFSA
 
Benthalbella infans
[Zugmayer's pearleye]

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada

North Pacific. South Chin
Max. Length 7.8 cm SL
Benthalbella linguidens (Mead & Böhlke, 1953)

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada
 
Benthalbella linguidens
[Longfin pearleye]

Photo by Colombo, G.L.A.

Circumglobal in the south
Max. Length 24 cm SL
Benthalbella macropinna Bussing & Bussing, 1966

Photo by Colombo, G.L.A.
 
Benthalbella macropinna
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5 Species of Family Scopelarchidae with Genus Benthalbella
(Pearleyes)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1939 Benthalbella dentata Northern pearleye Northeast Pacific 24 TL
1937 Benthalbella elongata Circumglobal in the south 35 SL
1911 Benthalbella infans Zugmayer's pearleye Atlantic, Indian and Paci 13.8 SL
1953 Benthalbella linguidens Longfin pearleye North Pacific. South Chin 7.8 SL
1966 Benthalbella macropinna Circumglobal in the south 24 SL



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