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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Gadiformes
Family: Bregmacerotidae Codlets

Genus: Bregmaceros

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14 species (see list below)

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Indian Oean
Max. Length 5 cm SL

Bregmaceros arabicus

Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory

Central Atlantic
Max. Length 6.7 cm TL
Bregmaceros atlanticus Goode & Bean, 1886

Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory
Bregmaceros atlanticus
[Antenna codlet]

Photo by Robertson, R.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm NG
Bregmaceros bathymaster Jordan & Bollman, 1890

Photo by Robertson, R.
Bregmaceros bathymaster

Photo by Fischer, L.G.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 5.7 cm SL
Bregmaceros cantori Milliken & Houde, 1984

Photo by Fischer, L.G.
Bregmaceros cantori
[Striped codlet]
No picture found
Western Atlantic
Max. Length 4.6 cm SL

Bregmaceros cayorum
No picture found
Western Atlantic
Max. Length 1.6 cm SL

Bregmaceros houdei
[Stellate codlet]

Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan

Western Pacific
Max. Length 10.6 cm SL
Bregmaceros japonicus Tanaka, 1908

Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan
Bregmaceros japonicus
[Japanese codlet]

Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 11.5 cm TL
Bregmaceros lanceolatus Shen, 1960

Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.
Bregmaceros lanceolatus

Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.

Indian Ocean
Max. Length 9.6 cm SL
Bregmaceros mcclellandi Thompson, 1840

Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.
Bregmaceros mcclellandi
[Unicorn cod]

Photo by Bogorodsky, S.V.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 7.6 cm SL
Bregmaceros nectabanus Whitley, 1941

Photo by Bogorodsky, S.V.
Bregmaceros nectabanus
[Smallscale codlet]
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Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 5.4 cm SL

Bregmaceros neonectabanus

Photo by Shao, K.T.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 4.3 cm TL
Bregmaceros pescadorus Shen, 1960

Photo by Shao, K.T.
Bregmaceros pescadorus
No picture found
Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 9.1 cm SL

Bregmaceros pseudolanceolatus
[False lance codlet]

Photo by FAO

Western Pacific.
Max. Length 1.5 cm NG
Bregmaceros rarisquamosus Munro, 1950

Photo by FAO
Bregmaceros rarisquamosus
[Big-eye unicorn-cod]
14 Species of Family Bregmacerotidae with Genus Bregmaceros
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1965 Bregmaceros arabicus Indian Oean 5 SL
1886 Bregmaceros atlanticus Antenna codlet Central Atlantic 6.7 TL
1890 Bregmaceros bathymaster Codlet Eastern Pacific 10 NG
1984 Bregmaceros cantori Striped codlet Western Atlantic 5.7 SL
1952 Bregmaceros cayorum Western Atlantic 4.6 SL
1986 Bregmaceros houdei Stellate codlet Western Atlantic 1.6 SL
1908 Bregmaceros japonicus Japanese codlet Western Pacific 10.6 SL
1960 Bregmaceros lanceolatus Western Pacific 11.5 TL
1840 Bregmaceros mcclellandi Unicorn cod Indian Ocean 9.6 SL
1941 Bregmaceros nectabanus Smallscale codlet Western Atlantic 7.6 SL
1986 Bregmaceros neonectabanus Northwest Pacific 5.4 SL
1960 Bregmaceros pescadorus Northwest Pacific 4.3 TL
2004 Bregmaceros pseudolanceolatus False lance codlet Indo-West Pacific 9.1 SL
1950 Bregmaceros rarisquamosus Big-eye unicorn-cod Western Pacific. 1.5 NG

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