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Family: Himantolophidae Footballfishes



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Photo by JAMARC

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

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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
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No picture found
Eastern Central Atlantic
Max. Length 13 cm SL

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

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

 
Himantolophus crinitus
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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

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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
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No picture found
Western Central Pacific.
Max. Length 19.5 cm SL

 
Himantolophus nigricornis
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No picture found
Eastern Central Atlantic

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

 
Himantolophus pseudalbinares
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No picture found
Widelspread
Max. Length 3.9 cm SL

 
Himantolophus rostratus
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Photo by Hooker, Y.

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

Photo by Hooker, Y.
 
Himantolophus sagamius
[Pacific footballfish]
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Tasman Sea
Max. Length 12.4 cm SL

 
Himantolophus stewarti
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22 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Himantolophus albinares Atlantic Ocean. 19 SL 1961
Himantolophus appelii Prickly footballfish Circumglobal in the south 40 TL 1878
Himantolophus azurlucens Eastern Central Pacific 14.1 SL 1947
Himantolophus borealis Northwest Pacific. 6.2 SL 1984
Himantolophus brevirostris North Atlantic. 4 TL 1925
Himantolophus compressus Eastern Central Atlantic 13 SL 1909
Himantolophus cornifer Western Indian Ocean 20.8 SL 1988
Himantolophus crinitus Eastern Central Atlantic 8.3 SL 1988
Himantolophus danae Western Central Pacific. 3.9 SL 1932
Himantolophus groenlandicus Atlantic footballfish Tropical and temperate pa 60 SL 1837
Himantolophus litoceras Southwest Pacific 27.6 SL 2010
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 1988
Himantolophus rostratus Widelspread 3.9 SL 1925
Himantolophus sagamius Pacific footballfish Pacific 20 SL 1918
Himantolophus stewarti Tasman Sea 12.4 SL 2011



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