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

Genus: Scopelogadus

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4 species (see list below)

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Photo by SFSA

Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 12.2 cm SL
Scopelogadus beanii (Günther, 1887)

Photo by SFSA
 
Scopelogadus beanii
[Bean's bigscale]
No picture found
Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 11 cm TL

 
Scopelogadus bispinosus
[Twospine bigscale]

Photo by Welter-Schultes, F.

Indian and Atlantic
Max. Length 9.4 cm SL
Scopelogadus mizolepis (Günther, 1878)

Photo by Welter-Schultes, F.
 
Scopelogadus mizolepis
[Ragged bigscale]
No picture found
Western Pacific

 
Scopelogadus unispinis
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4 Species of Family Melamphaidae with Genus Scopelogadus
(Bigscale fishes or ridgeheads)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1887 Scopelogadus beanii Bean's bigscale Southwest Pacific 12.2 SL
1915 Scopelogadus bispinosus Twospine bigscale Eastern Pacific 11 TL
1878 Scopelogadus mizolepis Ragged bigscale Indian and Atlantic 9.4 SL
1963 Scopelogadus unispinis Western Pacific



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