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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Stephanoberyciformes
Family: Melamphaidae Bigscale fishes or ridgeheads

Genus: Poromitra

(See list of species below)



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22 species (see list below)

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Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 13.2 cm SL

 
Poromitra agafonovae
[]
No picture found
Circum-Antarctic, between
Max. Length 11.6 cm SL

 
Poromitra atlantica
[]

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada

North Atlantic, Northwest
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Poromitra capito Goode & Bean, 1883

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada
 
Poromitra capito
[]
No picture found
Southeastern Atlantic Oce
Max. Length 10.7 cm SL

 
Poromitra coronata
[]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 11 cm SL

 
Poromitra crassa
[]

Photo by SFSA

Tropical Atlantic Ocean
Max. Length 14.8 cm SL
Poromitra crassiceps (Günther, 1878)

Photo by SFSA
 
Poromitra crassiceps
[Crested bigscale]
No picture found
North Pacific Ocean.
Max. Length 12.1 cm SL

 
Poromitra cristiceps
[]
No picture found
Northern Pacific
Max. Length 11.2 cm SL

 
Poromitra curilensis
[]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean. Eas
Max. Length 11.5 cm SL

 
Poromitra decipiens
[]
No picture found
Eastern Pacific Ocean, fr
Max. Length 13.4 cm SL

 
Poromitra frontosa
[]
No picture found
Southeast Pacific.

 
Poromitra gibbsi
[]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 10.9 cm SL

 
Poromitra glochidiata
[]
No picture found
Indian Ocean.
Max. Length 13.1 cm SL

 
Poromitra indooceanica
[]
No picture found
Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 4.9 cm SL

 
Poromitra jucunda
[]
No picture found
Southwest Atlantic.
Max. Length 4.9 cm SL

 
Poromitra kukuevi
[]
No picture found
Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 4.5 cm SL

 
Poromitra macrophthalma
[]

Photo by Garazo Fabregat, A./ Román Marcote, E.

Atlantic Ocean.
Max. Length 6.4 cm SL
Poromitra megalops (Lütken, 1878)

Photo by Garazo Fabregat, A./ Román Marcote, E.
 
Poromitra megalops
[]
No picture found
Northern Atlantic Ocean,
Max. Length 13.5 cm SL

 
Poromitra nigriceps
[]
No picture found
Eastern Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 9.9 cm SL

 
Poromitra nigrofulva
[]

Photo by SFSA

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 8.2 cm SL
Poromitra oscitans Ebeling, 1975

Photo by SFSA
 
Poromitra oscitans
[Yawning]
No picture found
Northeastern Pacific
Max. Length 9.4 cm SL

 
Poromitra rugosa
[]
No picture found
Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 11.4 cm SL

 
Poromitra unicornis
[]
22 Species of Family Melamphaidae with Genus Poromitra
(Bigscale fishes or ridgeheads)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
2009 Poromitra agafonovae Western Indian Ocean 13.2 SL
1929 Poromitra atlantica Circum-Antarctic, between 11.6 SL
1883 Poromitra capito North Atlantic, Northwest 10 SL
1924 Poromitra coronata Southeastern Atlantic Oce 10.7 SL
1980 Poromitra crassa Western Pacific 11 SL
1878 Poromitra crassiceps Crested bigscale Tropical Atlantic Ocean 14.8 SL
1890 Poromitra cristiceps North Pacific Ocean. 12.1 SL
2008 Poromitra curilensis Northern Pacific 11.2 SL
2008 Poromitra decipiens Eastern Indian Ocean. Eas 11.5 SL
1899 Poromitra frontosa Eastern Pacific Ocean, fr 13.4 SL
1989 Poromitra gibbsi Southeast Pacific.
2008 Poromitra glochidiata Eastern Indian Ocean 10.9 SL
2008 Poromitra indooceanica Indian Ocean. 13.1 SL
2010 Poromitra jucunda Pacific Ocean 4.9 SL
2008 Poromitra kukuevi Southwest Atlantic. 4.9 SL
1903 Poromitra macrophthalma Indo-Pacific 4.5 SL
1878 Poromitra megalops Atlantic Ocean. 6.4 SL
1911 Poromitra nigriceps Northern Atlantic Ocean, 13.5 SL
1899 Poromitra nigrofulva Eastern Pacific Ocean 9.9 SL
1975 Poromitra oscitans Yawning Indo-Pacific 8.2 SL
1939 Poromitra rugosa Northeastern Pacific 9.4 SL
1905 Poromitra unicornis Pacific Ocean 11.4 SL



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