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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Lophiiformes
Family: Ogcocephalidae Batfishes

Genus: Halieutichthys

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4 species (see list below)

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Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Halieutichthys aculeatus (Mitchill, 1818)

Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory
 
Halieutichthys aculeatus
[Pancake batfish]
No picture found
Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 9.9 cm SL

 
Halieutichthys bispinosus
[]
No picture found
Western central Atlantic

 
Halieutichthys caribbaeus
[]
No picture found
Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 7.1 cm SL

 
Halieutichthys intermedius
[]
4 Species of Family Ogcocephalidae with Genus Halieutichthys
(Batfishes)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1818 Halieutichthys aculeatus Pancake batfish Western Atlantic 10 TL
2010 Halieutichthys bispinosus Western Central Atlantic 9.9 SL
1896 Halieutichthys caribbaeus Western central Atlantic
2010 Halieutichthys intermedius Western Central Atlantic 7.1 SL



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