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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Myctophiformes
Family: Neoscopelidae Blackchins

Genus: Scopelengys

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2 species (see list below)

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Eastern Central Pacific

 
Scopelengys clarkei
[]

Photo by JAMARC

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 20 cm SL
Scopelengys tristis Alcock, 1890

Photo by JAMARC
 
Scopelengys tristis
[Pacific blackchin]
2 Species of Family Neoscopelidae with Genus Scopelengys
(Blackchins)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1976 Scopelengys clarkei Eastern Central Pacific
1890 Scopelengys tristis Pacific blackchin Western Indian Ocean 20 SL



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