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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Zeiformes
Family: Oreosomatidae Oreos
Subfamily: Oreosomatinae
Genus: Neocyttus

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4 species (see list below)

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Indian Ocean
Max. Length 15.2 cm SL

 
Neocyttus acanthorhynchus
[]

Photo by Orlov, A.

Northeast Atlantic
Max. Length 30.5 cm TL
Neocyttus helgae (Holt & Byrne, 1908)

Photo by Orlov, A.
 
Neocyttus helgae
[False boarfish]
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Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 22.4 cm SL

 
Neocyttus psilorhynchus
[Rough oreodory]

Photo by CSIRO

Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 40 cm SL
Neocyttus rhomboidalis Gilchrist, 1906

Photo by CSIRO
 
Neocyttus rhomboidalis
[Spiky oreo]
4 Species of Family Oreosomatidae with Genus Neocyttus
(Oreos)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1908 Neocyttus acanthorhynchus Indian Ocean 15.2 SL
1908 Neocyttus helgae False boarfish Northeast Atlantic 30.5 TL
1998 Neocyttus psilorhynchus Rough oreodory Indo-West Pacific 22.4 SL
1906 Neocyttus rhomboidalis Spiky oreo Southeast Atlantic 40 SL



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