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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Stomiiformes
Family: Gonostomatidae Bristlemouths

Genus: Sigmops

(See list of species below)



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5 species (see list below)

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Photo by Orlov, A.

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

Photo by Orlov, A.
 
Sigmops bathyphilus
[Spark anglemouth]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 9.7 cm SL

 
Sigmops ebelingi
[Ebeling's fangjaw]

Photo by Reyes, R.B.

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

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

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada

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

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada
 
Sigmops gracilis
[Slender fangjaw]
No picture found
Southeast Pacific

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



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