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

(See list of species below)



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28 species (see list below)

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Photo by W. Schwarzhans et al.

Central Pacific
Max. Length 3.2 cm SL
Diancistrus alatus Schwarzhans, Møller & Nielsen, 2005

Photo by W. Schwarzhans et al.
 
Diancistrus alatus
[Winged coralbrotula]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 7 cm SL
Diancistrus alleni Schwarzhans, Møller & Nielsen, 2005

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Diancistrus alleni
[Allen's coralbrotula]

Photo by W. Schwarzhans et al.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 10.2 cm SL
Diancistrus altidorsalis Schwarzhans, Møller & Nielsen, 2005

Photo by W. Schwarzhans et al.
 
Diancistrus altidorsalis
[Humpbacked coralbrotula]

Photo by W. Schwarzhans et al.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 5.8 cm SL
Diancistrus atollorum Schwarzhans, Møller & Nielsen, 2005

Photo by W. Schwarzhans et al.
 
Diancistrus atollorum
[Atoll coralbrotula]

Photo by W. Schwarzhans et al.

Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 14.9 cm TL
Diancistrus beateae Schwarzhans, Møller & Nielsen, 2005

Photo by W. Schwarzhans et al.
 
Diancistrus beateae
[Beate's coralbrotula]

Photo by W. Schwarzhans et al.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 5.9 cm SL
Diancistrus brevirostris Schwarzhans, Møller & Nielsen, 2005

Photo by W. Schwarzhans et al.
 
Diancistrus brevirostris
[Shortnosed coralbrotula]

Photo by W. Schwarzhans et al.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 8.3 cm SL
Diancistrus eremitus Schwarzhans, Møller & Nielsen, 2005

Photo by W. Schwarzhans et al.
 
Diancistrus eremitus
[Lonely coralbrotula]

Photo by W. Schwarzhans et al.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 7 cm SL
Diancistrus erythraeus (Fowler, 1946)

Photo by W. Schwarzhans et al.
 
Diancistrus erythraeus
[Red viviparous brotula]
No picture found
Central Pacific
Max. Length 4.9 cm SL

 
Diancistrus fijiensis
[Fiji coralbrotula]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 7 cm SL
Diancistrus fuscus (Fowler, 1946)

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Diancistrus fuscus
[Dusky brotulid]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 7.9 cm SL

 
Diancistrus jackrandalli
[Randall's coralbrotula]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 7.9 cm SL

 
Diancistrus jeffjohnsoni
[Johnson's coralbrotula]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 8.2 cm SL

 
Diancistrus karinae
[Karin's coralbrotula]
No picture found
Southeastern Pacific
Max. Length 10.2 cm SL

 
Diancistrus katrineae
[Katrine's coralbrotula]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 4.6 cm SL

 
Diancistrus leisi
[Leis' coralbrotula]

Photo by FAO

Western Pacific
Max. Length 7.6 cm SL
Diancistrus longifilis Ogilby, 1899

Photo by FAO
 
Diancistrus longifilis
[Twinhook cusk]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 6 cm SL

 
Diancistrus machidai
[Machida's coralbrotula]
No picture found
Central Pacific
Max. Length 6.7 cm SL

 
Diancistrus manciporus
[Few-pored coralbrotula]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 6 cm SL

 
Diancistrus mcgroutheri
[Mcgrouther's coralbrotula]
No picture found
Central Pacific
Max. Length 7.6 cm SL

 
Diancistrus mennei
[Menne's coralbrotula]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 4.5 cm SL

 
Diancistrus niger
[Dark coralbrotula]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 10.3 cm SL
Diancistrus novaeguineae (Machida, 1996)

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Diancistrus novaeguineae
[New guinea viviparous brotula]
No picture found
Central Pacific
Max. Length 8.2 cm SL

 
Diancistrus pohnpeiensis
[Pohnpei coralbrotula]
No picture found
Central Pacific
Max. Length 5.2 cm SL

 
Diancistrus robustus
[Robust coralbrotula]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 4.8 cm SL
Diancistrus springeri Schwarzhans, Møller & Nielsen, 2005

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Diancistrus springeri
[Springer's coralbrotula]
No picture found
Central Pacific
Max. Length 5.8 cm SL

 
Diancistrus tongaensis
[Tonga coralbrotula]

Photo by Hadiaty, R.K.

Asia
Max. Length 8 cm SL
Diancistrus typhlops Nielsen, Schwarzhans & Hadiaty, 2009

Photo by Hadiaty, R.K.
 
Diancistrus typhlops
[]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 7.2 cm SL

 
Diancistrus vietnamensis
[Vietnam coralbrotula]
28 Species of Family Bythitidae with Genus Diancistrus
(Viviparous brotulas)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
2005 Diancistrus alatus Winged coralbrotula Central Pacific 3.2 SL
2005 Diancistrus alleni Allen's coralbrotula Indo-West Pacific 7 SL
2005 Diancistrus altidorsalis Humpbacked coralbrotula Western Pacific 10.2 SL
2005 Diancistrus atollorum Atoll coralbrotula Western Central Pacific 5.8 SL
2005 Diancistrus beateae Beate's coralbrotula Pacific Ocean 14.9 TL
2005 Diancistrus brevirostris Shortnosed coralbrotula Western Central Pacific 5.9 SL
2005 Diancistrus eremitus Lonely coralbrotula Western Central Pacific 8.3 SL
1946 Diancistrus erythraeus Red viviparous brotula Western Pacific 7 SL
2005 Diancistrus fijiensis Fiji coralbrotula Central Pacific 4.9 SL
1946 Diancistrus fuscus Dusky brotulid Western Pacific 7 SL
2005 Diancistrus jackrandalli Randall's coralbrotula Northwest Pacific 7.9 SL
2005 Diancistrus jeffjohnsoni Johnson's coralbrotula Western Pacific 7.9 SL
2005 Diancistrus karinae Karin's coralbrotula Western Central Pacific 8.2 SL
2005 Diancistrus katrineae Katrine's coralbrotula Southeastern Pacific 10.2 SL
2005 Diancistrus leisi Leis' coralbrotula Western Pacific 4.6 SL
1899 Diancistrus longifilis Twinhook cusk Western Pacific 7.6 SL
2005 Diancistrus machidai Machida's coralbrotula Western Pacific 6 SL
2005 Diancistrus manciporus Few-pored coralbrotula Central Pacific 6.7 SL
2005 Diancistrus mcgroutheri Mcgrouther's coralbrotula Western Pacific 6 SL
2005 Diancistrus mennei Menne's coralbrotula Central Pacific 7.6 SL
2005 Diancistrus niger Dark coralbrotula Western Pacific 4.5 SL
1996 Diancistrus novaeguineae New guinea viviparous brotula Western Central Pacific 10.3 SL
2005 Diancistrus pohnpeiensis Pohnpei coralbrotula Central Pacific 8.2 SL
2005 Diancistrus robustus Robust coralbrotula Central Pacific 5.2 SL
2005 Diancistrus springeri Springer's coralbrotula Western Pacific 4.8 SL
2005 Diancistrus tongaensis Tonga coralbrotula Central Pacific 5.8 SL
2009 Diancistrus typhlops Asia 8 SL
2005 Diancistrus vietnamensis Vietnam coralbrotula Western Pacific 7.2 SL



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