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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Ophidiiformes
Family: Bythitidae Viviparous brotulas
Subfamily: Bythitinae
Genus: Microbrotula

(See list of species below)



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7 species (see list below)

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Photo by W. Schwarzhans & J.G. Nielsen

Eastern Indian Ocean, Chr
Max. Length 5.2 cm SL
Microbrotula andersoni Schwarzhans & Nielsen, 2011

Photo by W. Schwarzhans & J.G. Nielsen
 
Microbrotula andersoni
[Anderson's viviparous brotula]
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Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 4.1 cm SL

 
Microbrotula bentleyi
[Many-ray cusk]

Photo by W. Schwarzhans & J.G. Nielsen

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 3.0 cm SL
Microbrotula greenfieldi Anderson, 2007

Photo by W. Schwarzhans & J.G. Nielsen
 
Microbrotula greenfieldi
[]

Photo by W. Schwarzhans & J.G. Nielsen

Western Pacific
Max. Length 3.3 cm SL
Microbrotula hamata Schwarzhans & Nielsen, 2011

Photo by W. Schwarzhans & J.G. Nielsen
 
Microbrotula hamata
[]

Photo by W. Schwarzhans & J.G. Nielsen

Southwestern Pacific

Microbrotula punicea Anderson, 2007

Photo by W. Schwarzhans & J.G. Nielsen
 
Microbrotula punicea
[]

Photo by W. Schwarzhans & J.G. Nielsen

Southwestern Pacific
Max. Length 3.1 cm SL
Microbrotula queenslandica Anderson, 2005

Photo by W. Schwarzhans & J.G. Nielsen
 
Microbrotula queenslandica
[Queensland cusk]

Photo by FAO

Endemic to Hawaii.

Microbrotula rubra Gosline, 1953

Photo by FAO
 
Microbrotula rubra
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7 Species of Family Bythitidae with Genus Microbrotula
(Viviparous brotulas)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
2011 Microbrotula andersoni Anderson's viviparous brotula Eastern Indian Ocean, Chr 5.2 SL
2005 Microbrotula bentleyi Many-ray cusk Indo-Pacific 4.1 SL
2007 Microbrotula greenfieldi Western Central Pacific 3.0 SL
2011 Microbrotula hamata Western Pacific 3.3 SL
2007 Microbrotula punicea Southwestern Pacific
2005 Microbrotula queenslandica Queensland cusk Southwestern Pacific 3.1 SL
1953 Microbrotula rubra Endemic to Hawaii.



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