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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Ophidiiformes
Family: Bythitidae Viviparous brotulas
Subfamily: Brosmophycinae
Genus: Dermatopsis

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5 species (see list below)

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Central Pacific
Max. Length 5.3 cm SL

 
Dermatopsis greenfieldi
[Greenfield's mudbrotula]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 4.8 cm SL

 
Dermatopsis hoesei
[Hoese's mudbrotula]
No picture found
Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 5.7 cm SL

 
Dermatopsis joergennielseni
[Nielsen's mudbrotula]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Dermatopsis macrodon Ogilby, 1896

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Dermatopsis macrodon
[Fleshfish]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 11.5 cm TL

 
Dermatopsis multiradiatus
[Slender blindfish]
5 Species of Family Bythitidae with Genus Dermatopsis
(Viviparous brotulas)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
2006 Dermatopsis greenfieldi Greenfield's mudbrotula Central Pacific 5.3 SL
2006 Dermatopsis hoesei Hoese's mudbrotula Western Pacific 4.8 SL
2006 Dermatopsis joergennielseni Nielsen's mudbrotula Southwest Pacific 5.7 SL
1896 Dermatopsis macrodon Fleshfish Southwest Pacific 10 TL
1918 Dermatopsis multiradiatus Slender blindfish Eastern Indian Ocean 11.5 TL



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