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Family: Himantolophidae Footballfishes



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21 species (see list below)

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Photo by JAMARC

Atlantic Ocean.
Max. Length 19 cm SL
Himantolophus albinares Maul, 1961

Photo by JAMARC
 
Himantolophus albinares
[]

Photo by Reyes, P.

Circumglobal in the south
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Himantolophus appelii (Clarke, 1878)

Photo by Reyes, P.
 
Himantolophus appelii
[Prickly footballfish]
No picture found
Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 14.1 cm SL

 
Himantolophus azurlucens
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific.
Max. Length 6.2 cm SL

 
Himantolophus borealis
[]
No picture found
North Atlantic.
Max. Length 4 cm TL

 
Himantolophus brevirostris
[]
No picture found
Eastern Central Atlantic
Max. Length 13 cm SL

 
Himantolophus compressus
[]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 20.8 cm SL

 
Himantolophus cornifer
[]
No picture found
Eastern Central Atlantic
Max. Length 8.3 cm SL

 
Himantolophus crinitus
[]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific.
Max. Length 3.9 cm SL

 
Himantolophus danae
[]

Photo by JAMARC

Tropical and temperate pa
Max. Length 60 cm SL
Himantolophus groenlandicus Reinhardt, 1837

Photo by JAMARC
 
Himantolophus groenlandicus
[Atlantic footballfish]
No picture found
Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 27.6 cm SL

 
Himantolophus litoceras
[]
No picture found
Eastern Central Atlantic
Max. Length 9.2 cm SL

 
Himantolophus macroceras
[]
No picture found
Eastern Central Atlantic

 
Himantolophus macroceratoides
[]

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 21.5 cm SL
Himantolophus mauli Bertelsen & Krefft, 1988

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada
 
Himantolophus mauli
[]

Photo by Ho, H.-C.

Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 15 cm SL
Himantolophus melanolophus Bertelsen & Krefft, 1988

Photo by Ho, H.-C.
 
Himantolophus melanolophus
[]
No picture found
Eastern Central Atlantic
Max. Length 12.2 cm SL

 
Himantolophus multifurcatus
[]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific.
Max. Length 19.5 cm SL

 
Himantolophus nigricornis
[]
No picture found
Eastern Central Atlantic

 
Himantolophus paucifilosus
[]
No picture found
Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 14.8 cm SL

 
Himantolophus pseudalbinares
[]

Photo by Hooker, Y.

Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm SL
Himantolophus sagamius (Tanaka, 1918)

Photo by Hooker, Y.
 
Himantolophus sagamius
[Pacific footballfish]
No picture found
Tasman Sea
Max. Length 12.4 cm SL

 
Himantolophus stewarti
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21 Species of Family Himantolophidae
(Footballfishes)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1961 Himantolophus albinares Atlantic Ocean. 19 SL
1878 Himantolophus appelii Prickly footballfish Circumglobal in the south 40 TL
1947 Himantolophus azurlucens Eastern Central Pacific 14.1 SL
1984 Himantolophus borealis Northwest Pacific. 6.2 SL
1925 Himantolophus brevirostris North Atlantic. 4 TL
1909 Himantolophus compressus Eastern Central Atlantic 13 SL
1988 Himantolophus cornifer Western Indian Ocean 20.8 SL
1988 Himantolophus crinitus Eastern Central Atlantic 8.3 SL
1932 Himantolophus danae Western Central Pacific. 3.9 SL
1837 Himantolophus groenlandicus Atlantic footballfish Tropical and temperate pa 60 SL
2010 Himantolophus litoceras Southwest Pacific 27.6 SL
1988 Himantolophus macroceras Eastern Central Atlantic 9.2 SL
1988 Himantolophus macroceratoides Eastern Central Atlantic
1988 Himantolophus mauli Eastern Atlantic 21.5 SL
1988 Himantolophus melanolophus Western Central Atlantic 15 SL
1988 Himantolophus multifurcatus Eastern Central Atlantic 12.2 SL
1988 Himantolophus nigricornis Western Central Pacific. 19.5 SL
1988 Himantolophus paucifilosus Eastern Central Atlantic
1988 Himantolophus pseudalbinares Southeast Atlantic 14.8 SL
1918 Himantolophus sagamius Pacific footballfish Pacific 20 SL
2011 Himantolophus stewarti Tasman Sea 12.4 SL



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