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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Gempylidae Snake mackerels

Genus: Neoepinnula

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2 species (see list below)

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Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 22 cm SL
Neoepinnula americana (Grey, 1953)

Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory
 
Neoepinnula americana
[American sackfish]

Photo by CSIRO

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm SL
Neoepinnula orientalis (Gilchrist & von Bonde, 1924)

Photo by CSIRO
 
Neoepinnula orientalis
[Sackfish]
2 Species of Family Gempylidae with Genus Neoepinnula
(Snake mackerels)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1953 Neoepinnula americana American sackfish Western Atlantic 22 SL
1924 Neoepinnula orientalis Sackfish Indo-West Pacific 30 SL



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