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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Aulopiformes
Family: Giganturidae Telescopefishes

Genus: Gigantura

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2 species (see list below)

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Atlantic, Indian and Paci
Max. Length 15.6 cm SL
Gigantura chuni Brauer, 1901

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Gigantura chuni
[Gigantura]

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Circumglobal
Max. Length 20.3 cm SL
Gigantura indica Brauer, 1901

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Gigantura indica
[Telescopefish]
2 Species of Family Giganturidae with Genus Gigantura
(Telescopefishes)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1901 Gigantura chuni Gigantura Atlantic, Indian and Paci 15.6 SL
1901 Gigantura indica Telescopefish Circumglobal 20.3 SL



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