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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Ophidiiformes
Family: Bythitidae Viviparous brotulas
Subfamily: Bythitinae
Genus: Cataetyx

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12 species (see list below)

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Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 12 cm TL

 
Cataetyx alleni
[]
No picture found
Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 10 cm TL

 
Cataetyx bruuni
[]

Photo by SFSA

Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 36 cm TL
Cataetyx chthamalorhynchus Cohen, 1981

Photo by SFSA
 
Cataetyx chthamalorhynchus
[]
No picture found
Eastern Central Pacific

 
Cataetyx hawaiiensis
[]

Photo by Bañón Díaz, R.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 65 cm TL
Cataetyx laticeps Koefoed, 1927

Photo by Bañón Díaz, R.
 
Cataetyx laticeps
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No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 13 cm SL

 
Cataetyx lepidogenys
[]
No picture found
Southeast Pacific and Sou
Max. Length 27.5 cm SL

 
Cataetyx messieri
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No picture found
Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 18 cm TL

 
Cataetyx nielseni
[Nielsen's catetyx]

Photo by SFSA

Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 64 cm TL
Cataetyx niki Cohen, 1981

Photo by SFSA
 
Cataetyx niki
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 57 cm SL

 
Cataetyx platyrhynchus
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No picture found
Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 15.7 cm TL

 
Cataetyx rubrirostris
[Rubynose brotula]
No picture found
Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 63.2 cm TL

 
Cataetyx simus
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12 Species of Family Bythitidae with Genus Cataetyx
(Viviparous brotulas)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1906 Cataetyx alleni Eastern Atlantic 12 TL
1963 Cataetyx bruuni Eastern Atlantic 10 TL
1981 Cataetyx chthamalorhynchus Southeast Atlantic 36 TL
1954 Cataetyx hawaiiensis Eastern Central Pacific
1927 Cataetyx laticeps Eastern Atlantic 65 TL
1913 Cataetyx lepidogenys Western Pacific 13 SL
1878 Cataetyx messieri Southeast Pacific and Sou 27.5 SL
2005 Cataetyx nielseni Nielsen's catetyx Southwest Pacific 18 TL
1981 Cataetyx niki Southeast Atlantic 64 TL
1984 Cataetyx platyrhynchus Northwest Pacific 57 SL
1890 Cataetyx rubrirostris Rubynose brotula Eastern Pacific 15.7 TL
1899 Cataetyx simus Eastern Pacific 63.2 TL



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