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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Aulopiformes
Family: Scopelarchidae Pearleyes

Genus: Scopelarchus

(See list of species below)



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4 species (see list below)

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Circumglobal in warm wate
Max. Length 12.6 cm SL
Scopelarchus analis (Brauer, 1902)

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Scopelarchus analis
[Short fin pearleye]

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Atlantic Ocean
Max. Length 12 cm SL
Scopelarchus guentheri Alcock, 1896

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Scopelarchus guentheri
[Staring pearleye]

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Atlantic, Indian and Paci
Max. Length 10.1 cm SL
Scopelarchus michaelsarsi Koefoed, 1955

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Scopelarchus michaelsarsi
[Bigfin pearleye]
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Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 6.2 cm SL

 
Scopelarchus stephensi
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4 Species of Family Scopelarchidae with Genus Scopelarchus
(Pearleyes)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1902 Scopelarchus analis Short fin pearleye Circumglobal in warm wate 12.6 SL
1896 Scopelarchus guentheri Staring pearleye Atlantic Ocean 12 SL
1955 Scopelarchus michaelsarsi Bigfin pearleye Atlantic, Indian and Paci 10.1 SL
1974 Scopelarchus stephensi Northwest Pacific 6.2 SL



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