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Family: Cetomimidae Flabby whalefishes



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30 species (see list below)

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Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 4.4 cm SL

 
Ataxolepis apus
[]
No picture found
Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 4.0 cm SL

 
Ataxolepis henactis
[]

Photo by SFSA

Atlantic, Indian and Paci
Max. Length 11.8 cm TL
Cetichthys indagator (Rofen, 1959)

Photo by SFSA
 
Cetichthys indagator
[]
No picture found
Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 19.6 cm SL

 
Cetichthys parini
[]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 3.7 cm SL

 
Cetomimoides parri
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific

 
Cetomimus compunctus
[]
No picture found
Western Central Atlantic

 
Cetomimus craneae
[]
No picture found
Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 11.2 cm SL

 
Cetomimus gillii
[]
No picture found
Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 7.8 cm SL

 
Cetomimus hempeli
[Whalefish]
No picture found
Western Central Atlantic

 
Cetomimus kerdops
[]

Photo by SFSA

Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 5.6 cm SL
Cetomimus picklei (Gilchrist, 1922)

Photo by SFSA
 
Cetomimus picklei
[]
No picture found
Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 10.5 cm SL

 
Cetomimus teevani
[]

Photo by Shao, K.T.

Atlantic Ocean
Max. Length 24.7 cm SL
Cetostoma regani Zugmayer, 1914

Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Cetostoma regani
[Pink flabby whalefish]
No picture found
Atlantic, Indian, and Pac
Max. Length 5.4 cm SL

 
Danacetichthys galathenus
[]
No picture found
Atlantic Ocean
Max. Length 12.8 cm SL

 
Ditropichthys storeri
[]

Photo by SFSA

Circumglobal
Max. Length 5.3 cm TL
Eutaeniophorus festivus (Bertelsen & Marshall, 1956)

Photo by SFSA
 
Eutaeniophorus festivus
[Festive ribbonfish]
No picture found
Southern Ocean
Max. Length 23.2 cm SL

 
Gyrinomimus andriashevi
[]
No picture found
Circumglobal.
Max. Length 22 cm NG

 
Gyrinomimus bruuni
[]
No picture found
Probably circumglobal in
Max. Length 31 cm SL

 
Gyrinomimus grahami
[Flabby whalefish]
No picture found
Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 6.6 cm SL

 
Gyrinomimus myersi
[]
No picture found
Circumglobal.

 
Gyrinomimus parri
[Parr's combtooth whalefish]
No picture found
Western Central Atlantic

 
Megalomycter teevani
[]

Photo by American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 5.5 cm TL
Mirapinna esau Bertelsen & Marshall, 1956

Photo by American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists
 
Mirapinna esau
[Hairyfish]
No picture found
Southern Ocean
Max. Length 10.9 cm SL

 
Notocetichthys trunovi
[Trunov southern cetomimid]
No picture found
Central Atlantic. Needs

 
Parataeniophorus bertelseni
[]

Photo by American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 4.6 cm TL
Parataeniophorus brevis Bertelsen & Marshall, 1956

Photo by American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists
 
Parataeniophorus brevis
[Short tapetail]

Photo by SFSA

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 3.5 cm TL
Parataeniophorus gulosus Bertelsen & Marshall, 1956

Photo by SFSA
 
Parataeniophorus gulosus
[]
No picture found
Atlantic

 
Procetichthys kreffti
[]
No picture found
Pacific Ocean

 
Rhamphocetichthys savagei
[Savage's birdsnouted whalefish]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific

 
Vitiaziella cubiceps
[]
30 Species of Family Cetomimidae
(Flabby whalefishes)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1966 Ataxolepis apus Western Central Pacific 4.4 SL
1970 Ataxolepis henactis Eastern Pacific 4.0 SL
1959 Cetichthys indagator Atlantic, Indian and Paci 11.8 TL
1989 Cetichthys parini Indo-Pacific 19.6 SL
1955 Cetomimoides parri Western Central Pacific 3.7 SL
1965 Cetomimus compunctus Northwest Pacific
1952 Cetomimus craneae Western Central Atlantic
1895 Cetomimus gillii Eastern Atlantic 11.2 SL
1969 Cetomimus hempeli Whalefish Eastern Atlantic 7.8 SL
1934 Cetomimus kerdops Western Central Atlantic
1922 Cetomimus picklei Southeast Atlantic 5.6 SL
1952 Cetomimus teevani Western Central Atlantic 10.5 SL
1914 Cetostoma regani Pink flabby whalefish Atlantic Ocean 24.7 SL
1989 Danacetichthys galathenus Atlantic, Indian, and Pac 5.4 SL
1895 Ditropichthys storeri Atlantic Ocean 12.8 SL
1956 Eutaeniophorus festivus Festive ribbonfish Circumglobal 5.3 TL
1987 Gyrinomimus andriashevi Southern Ocean 23.2 SL
1959 Gyrinomimus bruuni Circumglobal. 22 NG
1964 Gyrinomimus grahami Flabby whalefish Probably circumglobal in 31 SL
1934 Gyrinomimus myersi Western Central Atlantic 6.6 SL
1961 Gyrinomimus parri Parr's combtooth whalefish Circumglobal.
1966 Megalomycter teevani Western Central Atlantic
1956 Mirapinna esau Hairyfish Eastern Atlantic 5.5 TL
1989 Notocetichthys trunovi Trunov southern cetomimid Southern Ocean 10.9 SL
1989 Parataeniophorus bertelseni Central Atlantic. Needs
1956 Parataeniophorus brevis Short tapetail Western Indian Ocean 4.6 TL
1956 Parataeniophorus gulosus Eastern Atlantic 3.5 TL
1989 Procetichthys kreffti Atlantic
1989 Rhamphocetichthys savagei Savage's birdsnouted whalefish Pacific Ocean
1955 Vitiaziella cubiceps Northwest Pacific



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