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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Scorpaeniformes
Family: Liparidae Snailfishes

Genus: Careproctus

(See list of species below)



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111 species (see list below)

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No picture found
North Pacific

 
Careproctus abbreviatus
[]
No picture found
Southwest Atlantic
Max. Length 5.5 cm SL

 
Careproctus acaecus
[Appendageless snailfish]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 10.7 cm SL

 
Careproctus acanthodes
[]
No picture found
Northeast Atlantic
Max. Length 21 cm TL

 
Careproctus aciculipunctatus
[]
No picture found
Southern Ocean
Max. Length 10.8 cm SL

 
Careproctus acifer
[]
No picture found
Southwest Atlantic
Max. Length 11.4 cm TL

 
Careproctus aculeolatus
[Small-spine snailfish]
No picture found
Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 23 cm TL

 
Careproctus albescens
[]
No picture found
Southern Ocean
Max. Length 10.2 cm TL

 
Careproctus ampliceps
[]
No picture found
Southwest Atlantic

 
Careproctus armatus
[]
No picture found
Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 4.7 cm SL

 
Careproctus atakamensis
[]
No picture found
Southwest Atlantic
Max. Length 7.5 cm TL

 
Careproctus atrans
[Black snailfish]
No picture found
North Pacific

 
Careproctus attenuatus
[]
No picture found
Southwest Atlantic
Max. Length 6 cm SL

 
Careproctus aureomarginatus
[Marginate snailfish]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 16 cm SL

 
Careproctus bathycoetus
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific.
Max. Length 16 cm TL

 
Careproctus batialis
[]
No picture found
Northeast Pacific
Max. Length 15.6 cm SL

 
Careproctus bowersianus
[]
No picture found
Southwest Atlantic

 
Careproctus cactiformis
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 15.9 cm SL

 
Careproctus canus
[]
No picture found
Southern Ocean
Max. Length 21.6 cm SL

 
Careproctus catherinae
[]
No picture found
North Pacific
Max. Length 44 cm TL

 
Careproctus colletti
[Alaska snailfish]
No picture found
Northeast Pacific
Max. Length 9.9 cm SL

 
Careproctus comus
[Comic snailfish]
No picture found
Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 6.2 cm SL

 
Careproctus continentalis
[]
No picture found
Southern Ocean

 
Careproctus credispinulosus
[]
No picture found
Antarctic, Indian Ocean
Max. Length 10.0 cm SL

 
Careproctus crozetensis
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 6.4 cm SL

 
Careproctus curilanus
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 29 cm SL

 
Careproctus cyclocephalus
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific

 
Careproctus cypseluroides
[]

Photo by Bull. U.S. Bur. Fish.

North Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm SL
Careproctus cypselurus (Jordan & Gilbert, 1898)

Photo by Bull. U.S. Bur. Fish.
 
Careproctus cypselurus
[Falcate snailfish]
No picture found
Arctic to Northeast Atlan
Max. Length 21.7 cm SL

 
Careproctus derjugini
[Deryugin's tadpole]
No picture found
Indian Ocean, Antarctic
Max. Length 7.0 cm SL

 
Careproctus discoveryae
[]
No picture found
Northeast Atlantic

 
Careproctus dubius
[]
No picture found
Northeast Pacific
Max. Length 6.4 cm SL

 
Careproctus ectenes
[]
No picture found
Southern Ocean

 
Careproctus eltaninae
[]
No picture found
Southeast Pacific

 
Careproctus falklandicus
[]
No picture found
Northeast Pacific
Max. Length 10.2 cm SL

 
Careproctus faunus
[Mischievous snailfish]
No picture found
Southern Ocean

 
Careproctus fedorovi
[]
No picture found
Northeast Pacific
Max. Length 18 cm SL

 
Careproctus filamentosus
[]

Photo by Orlov, A.

North Pacific
Max. Length 54 cm SL
Careproctus furcellus Gilbert & Burke, 1912

Photo by Orlov, A.
 
Careproctus furcellus
[]
No picture found
Southern Ocean

 
Careproctus georgianus
[]
No picture found
Northeast Pacific
Max. Length 8.9 cm TL

 
Careproctus gilberti
[Smalldisk snailfish]
No picture found
Southern Ocean

 
Careproctus guillemi
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 4.3 cm SL

 
Careproctus homopterus
[]
No picture found
Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 12.3 cm TL

 
Careproctus hyaleius
[]
No picture found
Southern Ocean

 
Careproctus improvisus
[]
No picture found
Southern Ocean
Max. Length 22 cm TL

 
Careproctus inflexidens
[]
No picture found
Northwest Atlantic
Max. Length 9.5 cm SL

 
Careproctus kidoi
[Kido's snailfish]
No picture found
Northeast Atlantic
Max. Length 18.5 cm TL

 
Careproctus knipowitschi
[Knipowitsch's tadpole]
No picture found
Southern Ocean

 
Careproctus lacmi
[]
No picture found
Southern Ocean

 
Careproctus leptorhinus
[]
No picture found
Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 16.2 cm SL

 
Careproctus longifilis
[]
No picture found
Southern Ocean
Max. Length 16.8 cm SL

 
Careproctus longipectoralis
[]
No picture found
Northeast Atlantic
Max. Length 27 cm NG

 
Careproctus longipinnis
[Longfin snailfish]
No picture found
Southwest Atlantic

 
Careproctus macranchus
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 44 cm SL

 
Careproctus macrodiscus
[]
No picture found
Northeast Atlantic
Max. Length 10.9 cm TL

 
Careproctus macrophthalmus
[Large-eyed tadpole]
No picture found
Southwest Atlantic
Max. Length 4.6 cm SL

 
Careproctus maculosus
[]
No picture found
Southern Ocean

 
Careproctus magellanicus
[]

Photo by Orlov, A.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 23.5 cm SL
Careproctus marginatus Kido, 1988

Photo by Orlov, A.
 
Careproctus marginatus
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific

 
Careproctus mederi
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific

 
Careproctus melanuroides
[]

Photo by Orlov, A.

North Pacific
Max. Length 51 cm TL
Careproctus melanurus Gilbert, 1892

Photo by Orlov, A.
 
Careproctus melanurus
[Blacktail snailfish]
No picture found
Northeast Atlantic
Max. Length 20.5 cm SL

 
Careproctus merretti
[Merret's snailfish]

Photo by DESCNA

Northeast Atlantic

Careproctus micropus (Günther, 1887)

Photo by DESCNA
 
Careproctus micropus
[]
No picture found
Northeast Pacific
Max. Length 19.7 cm SL

 
Careproctus microstomus
[]
No picture found
Southwest Atlantic

 
Careproctus minimus
[]
No picture found
Northeast Pacific
Max. Length 7.4 cm SL

 
Careproctus mollis
[]
No picture found
South Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 16.3 cm TL

 
Careproctus narilobus
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific

 
Careproctus nigricans
[]
No picture found
Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 18.2 cm TL

 
Careproctus notosaikaiensis
[Notosaikai-bikunin]
No picture found
Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 9.5 cm SL

 
Careproctus novaezelandiae
[]
No picture found
North Pacific

 
Careproctus opisthotremus
[]

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada

Northeast Pacific
Max. Length 15.3 cm SL
Careproctus oregonensis Stein, 1978

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada
 
Careproctus oregonensis
[Smallfin snailfish]
No picture found
North Pacific

 
Careproctus ostentum
[]
No picture found
Northeast Pacific
Max. Length 43.1 cm SL

 
Careproctus ovigerus
[Abyssal snailfish]
No picture found
Southeast Pacific

 
Careproctus pallidus
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 17.7 cm SL

 
Careproctus parvidiscus
[]
No picture found
Southern Ocean

 
Careproctus parviporatus
[]
No picture found
Southwest Atlantic

 
Careproctus patagonicus
[]
No picture found
Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 14.4 cm SL

 
Careproctus paxtoni
[Blunt-tooth snailfish]
No picture found
Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 12.6 cm SL

 
Careproctus pellucicauda
[]
No picture found
North Pacific

 
Careproctus phasma
[]
No picture found
Southern Ocean

 
Careproctus polarsterni
[]
No picture found
Southern Ocean
Max. Length 14.1 cm SL

 
Careproctus profundicola
[]
No picture found
Southern Ocean

 
Careproctus pseudoprofundicola
[]

Photo by Orlov, A.

North Pacific
Max. Length 7.9 cm SL
Careproctus pycnosoma Gilbert & Burke, 1912

Photo by Orlov, A.
 
Careproctus pycnosoma
[]

Photo by Byrkjedal, I.

Northwest Atlantic
Max. Length 8.1 cm SL
Careproctus ranula (Goode & Bean, 1879)

Photo by Byrkjedal, I.
 
Careproctus ranula
[Scotian snailfish]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific

 
Careproctus rastrinoides
[]

Photo by Orlov, A.

Northeast Pacific
Max. Length 51 cm SL
Careproctus rastrinus Gilbert & Burke, 1912

Photo by Orlov, A.
 
Careproctus rastrinus
[]

Photo by DESCNA

Arctic
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Careproctus reinhardti (Krøyer, 1862)

Photo by DESCNA
 
Careproctus reinhardti
[Sea tadpole]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm SL

 
Careproctus rhodomelas
[]
No picture found
Southern Ocean

 
Careproctus rimiventris
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 35 cm SL

 
Careproctus roseofuscus
[Round snailfish]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 104.4 cm SL

 
Careproctus rotundifrons
[]
No picture found
Southern Ocean

 
Careproctus sandwichensis
[]
No picture found
Southern Ocean

 
Careproctus scaphopterus
[]
No picture found
Northeast Pacific

 
Careproctus scottae
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 6.9 cm SL

 
Careproctus segaliensis
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific

 
Careproctus seraphimae
[]

Photo by Orlov, A.

North Pacific
Max. Length 18.6 cm SL
Careproctus simus Gilbert, 1896

Photo by Orlov, A.
 
Careproctus simus
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 5.9 cm SL

 
Careproctus sinensis
[]
No picture found
Arctic
Max. Length 11.8 cm SL

 
Careproctus solidus
[]
No picture found
Northeast Pacific

 
Careproctus spectrum
[]
No picture found
Southeast Pacific

 
Careproctus steini
[]
No picture found
Southwest Atlantic
Max. Length 4.7 cm SL

 
Careproctus stigmatogenus
[]
No picture found
Northeast Atlantic
Max. Length 13.9 cm SL

 
Careproctus tapirus
[Tapir tadpole]
No picture found
Northeast Atlantic
Max. Length 14 cm TL

 
Careproctus telescopus
[Telescope tadpole]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 31 cm SL

 
Careproctus trachysoma
[]
No picture found
Southern Ocean

 
Careproctus tricapitidens
[]
No picture found
Southern Ocean

 
Careproctus vladibeckeri
[]

Photo by Orlov, A.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 32 cm TL
Careproctus zachirus Kido, 1985

Photo by Orlov, A.
 
Careproctus zachirus
[]
No picture found
Southern Ocean

 
Careproctus zispi
[]
111 Species of Family Liparidae with Genus Careproctus
(Snailfishes)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1930 Careproctus abbreviatus North Pacific
1991 Careproctus acaecus Appendageless snailfish Southwest Atlantic 5.5 SL
1912 Careproctus acanthodes Northwest Pacific 10.7 SL
1997 Careproctus aciculipunctatus Northeast Atlantic 21 TL
1998 Careproctus acifer Southern Ocean 10.8 SL
1991 Careproctus aculeolatus Small-spine snailfish Southwest Atlantic 11.4 TL
1927 Careproctus albescens Southeast Atlantic 23 TL
1998 Careproctus ampliceps Southern Ocean 10.2 TL
1991 Careproctus armatus Southwest Atlantic
1998 Careproctus atakamensis Southeast Pacific 4.7 SL
1991 Careproctus atrans Black snailfish Southwest Atlantic 7.5 TL
1912 Careproctus attenuatus North Pacific
1991 Careproctus aureomarginatus Marginate snailfish Southwest Atlantic 6 SL
1912 Careproctus bathycoetus Northwest Pacific 16 SL
1933 Careproctus batialis Northwest Pacific. 16 TL
1912 Careproctus bowersianus Northeast Pacific 15.6 SL
1990 Careproctus cactiformis Southwest Atlantic
1985 Careproctus canus Northwest Pacific 15.9 SL
1998 Careproctus catherinae Southern Ocean 21.6 SL
1896 Careproctus colletti Alaska snailfish North Pacific 44 TL
2007 Careproctus comus Comic snailfish Northeast Pacific 9.9 SL
1990 Careproctus continentalis Southeast Pacific 6.2 SL
1990 Careproctus credispinulosus Southern Ocean
2007 Careproctus crozetensis Antarctic, Indian Ocean 10.0 SL
1912 Careproctus curilanus Northwest Pacific 6.4 SL
1983 Careproctus cyclocephalus Northwest Pacific 29 SL
1950 Careproctus cypseluroides Northwest Pacific
1898 Careproctus cypselurus Falcate snailfish North Pacific 30 SL
2005 Careproctus derjugini Deryugin's tadpole Arctic to Northeast Atlan 21.7 SL
2007 Careproctus discoveryae Indian Ocean, Antarctic 7.0 SL
1911 Careproctus dubius Northeast Atlantic
1896 Careproctus ectenes Northeast Pacific 6.4 SL
1998 Careproctus eltaninae Southern Ocean
1905 Careproctus falklandicus Southeast Pacific
2007 Careproctus faunus Mischievous snailfish Northeast Pacific 10.2 SL
1998 Careproctus fedorovi Southern Ocean
1978 Careproctus filamentosus Northeast Pacific 18 SL
1912 Careproctus furcellus North Pacific 54 SL
1905 Careproctus georgianus Southern Ocean
1912 Careproctus gilberti Smalldisk snailfish Northeast Pacific 8.9 TL
1998 Careproctus guillemi Southern Ocean
1912 Careproctus homopterus Northwest Pacific 4.3 SL
1994 Careproctus hyaleius Eastern Pacific 12.3 TL
1998 Careproctus improvisus Southern Ocean
1998 Careproctus inflexidens Southern Ocean 22 TL
2008 Careproctus kidoi Kido's snailfish Northwest Atlantic 9.5 SL
2005 Careproctus knipowitschi Knipowitsch's tadpole Northeast Atlantic 18.5 TL
1998 Careproctus lacmi Southern Ocean
1998 Careproctus leptorhinus Southern Ocean
1892 Careproctus longifilis Eastern Pacific 16.2 SL
1992 Careproctus longipectoralis Southern Ocean 16.8 SL
1912 Careproctus longipinnis Longfin snailfish Northeast Atlantic 27 NG
1991 Careproctus macranchus Southwest Atlantic
1950 Careproctus macrodiscus Northwest Pacific 44 SL
2005 Careproctus macrophthalmus Large-eyed tadpole Northeast Atlantic 10.9 TL
2006 Careproctus maculosus Southwest Atlantic 4.6 SL
2000 Careproctus magellanicus Southern Ocean
1988 Careproctus marginatus Northwest Pacific 23.5 SL
1916 Careproctus mederi Northwest Pacific
1950 Careproctus melanuroides Northwest Pacific
1892 Careproctus melanurus Blacktail snailfish North Pacific 51 TL
1988 Careproctus merretti Merret's snailfish Northeast Atlantic 20.5 SL
1887 Careproctus micropus Northeast Atlantic
1978 Careproctus microstomus Northeast Pacific 19.7 SL
1998 Careproctus minimus Southwest Atlantic
1912 Careproctus mollis Northeast Pacific 7.4 SL
2012 Careproctus narilobus South Pacific Ocean 16.3 TL
1950 Careproctus nigricans Northwest Pacific
2011 Careproctus notosaikaiensis Notosaikai-bikunin Pacific Ocean 18.2 TL
1990 Careproctus novaezelandiae Southwest Pacific 9.5 SL
1912 Careproctus opisthotremus North Pacific
1978 Careproctus oregonensis Smallfin snailfish Northeast Pacific 15.3 SL
1896 Careproctus ostentum North Pacific
1896 Careproctus ovigerus Abyssal snailfish Northeast Pacific 43.1 SL
1888 Careproctus pallidus Southeast Pacific
2002 Careproctus parvidiscus Northwest Pacific 17.7 SL
1998 Careproctus parviporatus Southern Ocean
2000 Careproctus patagonicus Southwest Atlantic
2001 Careproctus paxtoni Blunt-tooth snailfish Southwest Pacific 14.4 SL
2012 Careproctus pellucicauda Pacific Ocean 12.6 SL
1896 Careproctus phasma North Pacific
1992 Careproctus polarsterni Southern Ocean
1992 Careproctus profundicola Southern Ocean 14.1 SL
1998 Careproctus pseudoprofundicola Southern Ocean
1912 Careproctus pycnosoma North Pacific 7.9 SL
1879 Careproctus ranula Scotian snailfish Northwest Atlantic 8.1 SL
1950 Careproctus rastrinoides Northwest Pacific
1912 Careproctus rastrinus Northeast Pacific 51 SL
1862 Careproctus reinhardti Sea tadpole Arctic 30 TL
1912 Careproctus rhodomelas Northwest Pacific 12 SL
1998 Careproctus rimiventris Southern Ocean
1912 Careproctus roseofuscus Round snailfish Northwest Pacific 35 SL
2008 Careproctus rotundifrons Northwest Pacific 104.4 SL
1998 Careproctus sandwichensis Southern Ocean
1998 Careproctus scaphopterus Southern Ocean
1934 Careproctus scottae Northeast Pacific
1912 Careproctus segaliensis Northwest Pacific 6.9 SL
1950 Careproctus seraphimae Northwest Pacific
1896 Careproctus simus North Pacific 18.6 SL
1912 Careproctus sinensis Northwest Pacific 5.9 SL
1999 Careproctus solidus Arctic 11.8 SL
1890 Careproctus spectrum Northeast Pacific
1990 Careproctus steini Southeast Pacific
2006 Careproctus stigmatogenus Southwest Atlantic 4.7 SL
2005 Careproctus tapirus Tapir tadpole Northeast Atlantic 13.9 SL
2005 Careproctus telescopus Telescope tadpole Northeast Atlantic 14 TL
1912 Careproctus trachysoma Northwest Pacific 31 SL
1998 Careproctus tricapitidens Southern Ocean
1998 Careproctus vladibeckeri Southern Ocean
1985 Careproctus zachirus Northwest Pacific 32 TL
1998 Careproctus zispi Southern Ocean



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