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

Genus: Salanx

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Photo by Kim, I.-S.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 14.7 cm SL
Salanx ariakensis Kishinouye, 1902

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Salanx ariakensis

Photo by CAFS

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 16.1 cm SL
Salanx chinensis (Osbeck, 1765)

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Salanx chinensis
[Chinese noodlefish]
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Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 15.3 cm SL

Salanx cuvieri

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Northwest Pacific.
Max. Length 13.9 cm TL
Salanx prognathus (Regan, 1908)

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Salanx prognathus

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Salanx ariakensis Northwest Pacific 14.7 SL 1902
Salanx chinensis Chinese noodlefish Northwest Pacific 16.1 SL 1765
Salanx cuvieri Noodlefish Northwest Pacific 15.3 SL 1850
Salanx prognathus Northwest Pacific. 13.9 TL 1908

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