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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Lampriformes
Family: Lophotidae Crestfishes

Genus: Lophotus

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3 species (see list below)

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Photo by NMFS - Pacific Islands Area Office

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 200 cm SL
Lophotus capellei Temminck & Schlegel, 1845

Photo by NMFS - Pacific Islands Area Office
 
Lophotus capellei
[Unicornfish]
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Circumglobal.

 
Lophotus guntheri
[Crested bandfish]

Photo by Ragonese, S.

Nearly worldwide in warme
Max. Length 200 cm TL
Lophotus lacepede Giorna, 1809

Photo by Ragonese, S.
 
Lophotus lacepede
[Crested oarfish]
3 Species of Family Lophotidae with Genus Lophotus
(Crestfishes)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1845 Lophotus capellei Unicornfish Northwest Pacific 200 SL
1883 Lophotus guntheri Crested bandfish Circumglobal.
1809 Lophotus lacepede Crested oarfish Nearly worldwide in warme 200 TL



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