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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Beryciformes
Family: Trachichthyidae Slimeheads

Genus: Paratrachichthys

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3 species (see list below)

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Southeast Pacific

 
Paratrachichthys fernandezianus
[Chilean sandpaperfish]
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East Indian to Western Pa

 
Paratrachichthys macleayi
[Sandpaper fish]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 24.6 cm SL

 
Paratrachichthys trailli
[Common roughy]
3 Species of Family Trachichthyidae with Genus Paratrachichthys
(Slimeheads)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1887 Paratrachichthys fernandezianus Chilean sandpaperfish Southeast Pacific
1881 Paratrachichthys macleayi Sandpaper fish East Indian to Western Pa
1875 Paratrachichthys trailli Common roughy Western Pacific 24.6 SL



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