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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Osmeriformes
Family: Platytroctidae Tubeshoulders

Genus: Holtbyrnia

(See list of species below)



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9 species (see list below)

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Photo by DESCNA

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 25 cm SL
Holtbyrnia anomala Krefft, 1980

Photo by DESCNA
 
Holtbyrnia anomala
[Bighead searsid]
No picture found
Indo-West Pacific.
Max. Length 19.3 cm SL

 
Holtbyrnia conocephala
[]

Photo by Reiner, F.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 22.1 cm SL
Holtbyrnia cyanocephala (Krefft, 1967)

Photo by Reiner, F.
 
Holtbyrnia cyanocephala
[]

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 24 cm SL
Holtbyrnia innesi (Fowler, 1934)

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada
 
Holtbyrnia innesi
[Teardrop tubeshoulder]
No picture found
Southeast Pacific

 
Holtbyrnia intermedia
[]

Photo by SFSA

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Holtbyrnia laticauda Sazonov, 1976

Photo by SFSA
 
Holtbyrnia laticauda
[Tusked tubeshoulder]
No picture found
Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm SL

 
Holtbyrnia latifrons
[Streaklight tubeshoulder]

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 20 cm SL
Holtbyrnia macrops Maul, 1957

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada
 
Holtbyrnia macrops
[Bigeye searsid]
No picture found
Eastern Central Atlantic
Max. Length 21.7 cm SL

 
Holtbyrnia ophiocephala
[]
9 Species of Family Platytroctidae with Genus Holtbyrnia
(Tubeshoulders)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1980 Holtbyrnia anomala Bighead searsid Eastern Atlantic 25 SL
1976 Holtbyrnia conocephala Indo-West Pacific. 19.3 SL
1967 Holtbyrnia cyanocephala Eastern Atlantic 22.1 SL
1934 Holtbyrnia innesi Teardrop tubeshoulder Eastern Atlantic 24 SL
1976 Holtbyrnia intermedia Southeast Pacific
1976 Holtbyrnia laticauda Tusked tubeshoulder Eastern Atlantic 30 TL
1976 Holtbyrnia latifrons Streaklight tubeshoulder Eastern Pacific 20 SL
1957 Holtbyrnia macrops Bigeye searsid Eastern Atlantic 20 SL
1976 Holtbyrnia ophiocephala Eastern Central Atlantic 21.7 SL



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