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Family: Anomalopidae Lanterneye fishes



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9 species (see list below)

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Photo by Randall, J.E.

Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Anomalops katoptron (Bleeker, 1856)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Anomalops katoptron
[Splitfin flashlightfish]
No picture found
Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 12.5 cm TL

 
Kryptophanaron alfredi
[Atlantic flashlightfish]
No picture found
Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 4.8 cm SL

 
Parmops coruscans
[]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific

 
Parmops echinatus
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Photoblepharon palpebratum (Boddaert, 1781)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Photoblepharon palpebratum
[Eyelight fish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Photoblepharon steinitzi Abe & Haneda, 1973

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Photoblepharon steinitzi
[Flashlight fish]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Phthanophaneron harveyi (Rosenblatt & Montgomery, 1976)

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Phthanophaneron harveyi
[Gulf flashlightfish]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 30.5 cm SL

 
Protoblepharon mccoskeri
[Taiwanese flashlight fish]
No picture found
Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 22 cm SL

 
Protoblepharon rosenblatti
[Cook Islands Flashlightfish]
9 Species of Family Anomalopidae
(Lanterneye fishes)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1856 Anomalops katoptron Splitfin flashlightfish Pacific Ocean 35 TL
1926 Kryptophanaron alfredi Atlantic flashlightfish Western Central Atlantic 12.5 TL
1991 Parmops coruscans Eastern Central Pacific 4.8 SL
2001 Parmops echinatus Western Central Pacific
1781 Photoblepharon palpebratum Eyelight fish Pacific Ocean 12 TL
1973 Photoblepharon steinitzi Flashlight fish Western Indian Ocean 11 TL
1976 Phthanophaneron harveyi Gulf flashlightfish Eastern Pacific 8 TL
2012 Protoblepharon mccoskeri Taiwanese flashlight fish Northwest Pacific 30.5 SL
1997 Protoblepharon rosenblatti Cook Islands Flashlightfish Eastern Central Pacific 22 SL



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