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Family: Comephoridae Baikal oilfishes



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Asia
Max. Length 21 cm TL
Comephorus baikalensis (Pallas, 1776)

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Comephorus baikalensis
[Big Baikal oilfish]



Asia
Max. Length 16 cm TL
Comephorus dybowskii Korotneff, 1904

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Comephorus dybowskii
[Little Baikal oilfish]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Comephorus baikalensis Big Baikal oilfish Asia 21 TL 1776
Comephorus dybowskii Little Baikal oilfish Asia 16 TL 1904



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