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Family: Regalecidae Oarfishes



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3 species (see list below)

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Photo by SFSA

Southern Oceans
Max. Length 300 cm TL
Agrostichthys parkeri (Benham, 1904)

Photo by SFSA
 
Agrostichthys parkeri
[Streamer fish]

Photo by Cao, K.

Atlantic Ocean
Max. Length 1100 cm TL
Regalecus glesne Ascanius, 1772

Photo by Cao, K.
 
Regalecus glesne
[King of herrings]

Photo by Reyes, R.B.

Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 540 cm SL
Regalecus russelii (Cuvier, 1816)

Photo by Reyes, R.B.
 
Regalecus russelii
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3 Species of Family Regalecidae
(Oarfishes)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1904 Agrostichthys parkeri Streamer fish Southern Oceans 300 TL
1772 Regalecus glesne King of herrings Atlantic Ocean 1100 TL
1816 Regalecus russelii Pacific Ocean 540 SL



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