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Family: Caulophrynidae Fanfins



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Caulophryne bacescui Eastern Pacific 1982
Caulophryne jordani Fanfin angler Circumglobal. 20 TL 1896
Caulophryne pelagica Circumglobal. 15 SL 1902
Caulophryne polynema Eastern Atlantic 14.2 1930
Robia legula Western Central Pacific. 1979



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