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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Gadiformes
Family: Melanonidae Melanonids

Genus: Melanonus

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2 species (see list below)

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Circumpolar in subantarct
Max. Length 18.7 cm SL
Melanonus gracilis Günther, 1878

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Melanonus gracilis
[Pelagic cod]

Photo by Serrano, A.

Atlantic, Indian and Paci
Max. Length 28 cm TL
Melanonus zugmayeri Norman, 1930

Photo by Serrano, A.
 
Melanonus zugmayeri
[Arrowtail]
2 Species of Family Melanonidae with Genus Melanonus
(Melanonids)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1878 Melanonus gracilis Pelagic cod Circumpolar in subantarct 18.7 SL
1930 Melanonus zugmayeri Arrowtail Atlantic, Indian and Paci 28 TL



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