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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Lophiiformes
Family: Ogcocephalidae Batfishes

Genus: Zalieutes

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2 species (see list below)

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Photo by Robertson, R.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Zalieutes elater (Jordan & Gilbert, 1882)

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Zalieutes elater
[Roundel batfish]

Photo by JAMARC

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Zalieutes mcgintyi (Fowler, 1952)

Photo by JAMARC
 
Zalieutes mcgintyi
[Tricorn batfish]
2 Species of Family Ogcocephalidae with Genus Zalieutes
(Batfishes)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1882 Zalieutes elater Roundel batfish Eastern Central Pacific 15 TL
1952 Zalieutes mcgintyi Tricorn batfish Western Atlantic 10 TL



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