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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Osmeriformes
Family: Alepocephalidae Slickheads

Genus: Xenodermichthys

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2 species (see list below)

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Photo by Orlov, A.

Atlantic Ocean
Max. Length 31 cm TL
Xenodermichthys copei (Gill, 1884)

Photo by Orlov, A.
 
Xenodermichthys copei
[Bluntsnout smooth-head]

Photo by Shao, K.T.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm SL
Xenodermichthys nodulosus Günther, 1878

Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Xenodermichthys nodulosus
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2 Species of Family Alepocephalidae with Genus Xenodermichthys
(Slickheads)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1884 Xenodermichthys copei Bluntsnout smooth-head Atlantic Ocean 31 TL
1878 Xenodermichthys nodulosus Western Pacific 20 SL



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