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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Stomiiformes
Family: Gonostomatidae Bristlemouths

Genus: Sigmops

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Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 20 cm SL
Sigmops bathyphilus (Vaillant, 1884)

Photo by Photo by Orlov, A.
 
Sigmops bathyphilus
[Spark anglemouth]
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Max. Length 9.7 cm SL

 
Sigmops ebelingi
[Ebeling's fangjaw]



Worldwide. Mediterranean
Max. Length 27.5 cm TL
Sigmops elongatus (Günther, 1878)

Photo by Photo by Reyes, R.B.
 
Sigmops elongatus
[Elongated bristlemouth fish]



Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 13.3 cm SL
Sigmops gracilis (Günther, 1878)

Photo by Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada
 
Sigmops gracilis
[Slender fangjaw]
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Sigmops longipinnis
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5 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Sigmops bathyphilus Spark anglemouth Eastern Atlantic 20 SL 1884
Sigmops ebelingi Ebeling's fangjaw Western Pacific 9.7 SL 1960
Sigmops elongatus Elongated bristlemouth fish Worldwide. Mediterranean 27.5 TL 1878
Sigmops gracilis Slender fangjaw Pacific Ocean 13.3 SL 1878
Sigmops longipinnis Southeast Pacific 1972



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