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Family: Berycidae Alfonsinos



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Beryx decadactylus Alfonsino Worldwide in temperate an 100 TL 1829
Beryx mollis Northwest Pacific 30 SL 1959
Beryx splendens Splendid alfonsino Circumglobal, excluding t 70 TL 1834
Centroberyx affinis Redfish Western Pacific 51 SL 1859
Centroberyx australis Yelloweye nannygai Eastern Indian Ocean 51 TL 1987
Centroberyx druzhinini Western Indian Ocean. We 23 TL 1981
Centroberyx gerrardi Bight redfish Eastern Indian Ocean 66 TL 1887
Centroberyx lineatus Swallow-tail Western Indian Ocean 46 TL 1829
Centroberyx rubricaudus Northwest Pacific 1985
Centroberyx spinosus Short alfonsino Western Indian Ocean 20 TL 1903



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