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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Osmeriformes
Family: Salangidae Icefishes or noodlefishes

Genus: Neosalanx

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Neosalanx anderssoni Northwest Pacific 7.9 SL 1923
Neosalanx argentea Asia 1932
Neosalanx brevirostris Northwest Pacific 7 SL 1923
Neosalanx hubbsi Asia. 1937
Neosalanx jordani Northwest Pacific 5.8 SL 1937
Neosalanx oligodontis Asia 6.8 TL 1956
Neosalanx pseudotaihuensis Asia 7.8 TL 1987
Neosalanx reganius Asia 7 TL 1937
Neosalanx taihuensis Asia 7.8 TL 1956
Neosalanx tangkahkeii Chinese icefish Asia 7.8 SL 1931



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