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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Gempylidae Snake mackerels

Genus: Paradiplospinus

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2 species (see list below)

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Photo by FAO

Southern Ocean
Max. Length 52 cm SL
Paradiplospinus antarcticus Andriashev, 1960

Photo by FAO
 
Paradiplospinus antarcticus
[Antarctic escolar]

Photo by Reyes, P.

Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 52 cm SL
Paradiplospinus gracilis (Brauer, 1906)

Photo by Reyes, P.
 
Paradiplospinus gracilis
[Slender escolar]
2 Species of Family Gempylidae with Genus Paradiplospinus
(Snake mackerels)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1960 Paradiplospinus antarcticus Antarctic escolar Southern Ocean 52 SL
1906 Paradiplospinus gracilis Slender escolar Southeast Atlantic 52 SL



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