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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Stomiiformes
Family: Gonostomatidae Bristlemouths

Genus: Gonostoma

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3 species (see list below)

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Photo by SFSA

Worldwide. Eastern Atlan
Max. Length 6.6 cm SL
Gonostoma atlanticum Norman, 1930

Photo by SFSA
 
Gonostoma atlanticum
[Atlantic fangjaw]

Photo by Costa, F.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 14 cm SL
Gonostoma denudatum Rafinesque, 1810

Photo by Costa, F.
 
Gonostoma denudatum
[]

Photo by Reyes, R.B.

Worldwide. Mediterranean
Max. Length 27.5 cm TL
Gonostoma elongatum Günther, 1878

Photo by Reyes, R.B.
 
Gonostoma elongatum
[Elongated bristlemouth fish]
3 Species of Family Gonostomatidae with Genus Gonostoma
(Bristlemouths)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1930 Gonostoma atlanticum Atlantic fangjaw Worldwide. Eastern Atlan 6.6 SL
1810 Gonostoma denudatum Eastern Atlantic 14 SL
1878 Gonostoma elongatum Elongated bristlemouth fish Worldwide. Mediterranean 27.5 TL



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