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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Lophiiformes
Family: Ogcocephalidae Batfishes

Genus: Dibranchus

(See list of species below)



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14 species (see list below)

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Western Indian Ocean.
Max. Length 17.5 cm SL

 
Dibranchus accinctus
[]

Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 39.4 cm TL
Dibranchus atlanticus Peters, 1876

Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory
 
Dibranchus atlanticus
[Atlantic batfish]
No picture found
Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 12.8 cm SL

 
Dibranchus cracens
[]
No picture found
Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 10.8 cm SL

 
Dibranchus discors
[]
No picture found
Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 11 cm SL

 
Dibranchus erinaceus
[]
No picture found
Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 12.5 cm SL

 
Dibranchus hystrix
[]

Photo by Shao, K.T.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 15.4 cm SL
Dibranchus japonicus Amaoka & Toyoshima, 1981

Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Dibranchus japonicus
[Japanese seabat]
No picture found
Indian Ocean

 
Dibranchus nasutus
[]
No picture found
Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 11.2 cm SL

 
Dibranchus nudivomer
[]
No picture found
Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 8.4 cm SL

 
Dibranchus sparsus
[]

Photo by Reyes, P.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 14.9 cm SL
Dibranchus spinosus (Garman, 1899)

Photo by Reyes, P.
 
Dibranchus spinosus
[]
No picture found
Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 13.3 cm SL

 
Dibranchus spongiosa
[]
No picture found
Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 19.2 cm SL

 
Dibranchus tremendus
[]
No picture found
Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 9.9 cm SL

 
Dibranchus velutinus
[]
14 Species of Family Ogcocephalidae with Genus Dibranchus
(Batfishes)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1999 Dibranchus accinctus Western Indian Ocean. 17.5 SL
1876 Dibranchus atlanticus Atlantic batfish Western Atlantic 39.4 TL
1999 Dibranchus cracens Southeast Pacific 12.8 SL
1999 Dibranchus discors Southeast Pacific 10.8 SL
1899 Dibranchus erinaceus Eastern Pacific 11 SL
1899 Dibranchus hystrix Eastern Pacific 12.5 SL
1981 Dibranchus japonicus Japanese seabat Western Pacific 15.4 SL
1891 Dibranchus nasutus Indian Ocean
1899 Dibranchus nudivomer Eastern Pacific 11.2 SL
1899 Dibranchus sparsus Eastern Pacific 8.4 SL
1899 Dibranchus spinosus Eastern Pacific 14.9 SL
1890 Dibranchus spongiosa Eastern Central Pacific 13.3 SL
1999 Dibranchus tremendus Western Central Atlantic 19.2 SL
1999 Dibranchus velutinus Southeast Pacific 9.9 SL



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