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Family: Scopelarchidae Pearleyes



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Northeast Pacific
Max. Length 26.2 cm TL
Benthalbella dentata (Chapman, 1939)

Photo by Photo by Van Noord, J.E.
 
Benthalbella dentata
[Northern pearleye]
No picture found

Max. Length 35 cm SL

 
Benthalbella elongata
[]



Atlantic, Indian and Paci
Max. Length 13.8 cm SL
Benthalbella infans Zugmayer, 1911

Photo by Photo by SFSA
 
Benthalbella infans
[Zugmayer's pearleye]



North Pacific. South Chin
Max. Length 7.8 cm SL
Benthalbella linguidens (Mead & Böhlke, 1953)

Photo by Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada
 
Benthalbella linguidens
[Longfin pearleye]



Circumglobal in the south
Max. Length 24 cm SL
Benthalbella macropinna Bussing & Bussing, 1966

Photo by Photo by Colombo, G.L.A.
 
Benthalbella macropinna
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 8 cm SL

 
Rosenblattichthys alatus
[Winged pearleye]



Atlantic, Indian and Paci
Max. Length 14.4 cm SL
Rosenblattichthys hubbsi Johnson, 1974

Photo by Photo by SFSA
 
Rosenblattichthys hubbsi
[Hubb's pearleye]
No picture found

Max. Length 3.7 cm SL

 
Rosenblattichthys nemotoi
[]
No picture found


 
Rosenblattichthys volucris
[Chubby pearleye]
No picture found

Max. Length 9.9 cm SL

 
Scopelarchoides climax
[]



Circumglobal
Max. Length 12.3 cm SL
Scopelarchoides danae Johnson, 1974

Photo by Photo by JAMARC
 
Scopelarchoides danae
[Dana pearleye]
No picture found

Max. Length 19.0 cm SL

 
Scopelarchoides kreffti
[Twin-striped pearleye]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.2 cm SL

 
Scopelarchoides nicholsi
[]



Indian and Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Scopelarchoides signifer Johnson, 1974

Photo by Photo by SFSA
 
Scopelarchoides signifer
[]



Circumglobal in warm wate
Max. Length 12.6 cm SL
Scopelarchus analis (Brauer, 1902)

Photo by Photo by SFSA
 
Scopelarchus analis
[Short fin pearleye]



Atlantic Ocean
Max. Length 12 cm SL
Scopelarchus guentheri Alcock, 1896

Photo by Photo by SFSA
 
Scopelarchus guentheri
[Staring pearleye]



Atlantic, Indian and Paci
Max. Length 10.1 cm SL
Scopelarchus michaelsarsi Koefoed, 1955

Photo by Photo by SFSA
 
Scopelarchus michaelsarsi
[Bigfin pearleye]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.2 cm SL

 
Scopelarchus stephensi
[]



18 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Benthalbella dentata Northern pearleye Northeast Pacific 26.2 TL 1939
Benthalbella elongata Circumglobal in the south 35 SL 1937
Benthalbella infans Zugmayer's pearleye Atlantic, Indian and Paci 13.8 SL 1911
Benthalbella linguidens Longfin pearleye North Pacific. South Chin 7.8 SL 1953
Benthalbella macropinna Circumglobal in the south 24 SL 1966
Rosenblattichthys alatus Winged pearleye Indo-Pacific 8 SL 1970
Rosenblattichthys hubbsi Hubb's pearleye Atlantic, Indian and Paci 14.4 SL 1974
Rosenblattichthys nemotoi Eastern Indian Ocean. 3.7 SL 1986
Rosenblattichthys volucris Chubby pearleye Eastern Pacific 1966
Scopelarchoides climax Eastern Central Pacific 9.9 SL 1974
Scopelarchoides danae Dana pearleye Circumglobal 12.3 SL 1974
Scopelarchoides kreffti Twin-striped pearleye Southwest Atlantic, Argen 19.0 SL 1972
Scopelarchoides nicholsi Western Central Atlantic 4.2 SL 1929
Scopelarchoides signifer Indian and Pacific 10 SL 1974
Scopelarchus analis Short fin pearleye Circumglobal in warm wate 12.6 SL 1902
Scopelarchus guentheri Staring pearleye Atlantic Ocean 12 SL 1896
Scopelarchus michaelsarsi Bigfin pearleye Atlantic, Indian and Paci 10.1 SL 1955
Scopelarchus stephensi Northwest Pacific 6.2 SL 1974



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