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Family: Centrolophidae Medusafishes



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31 species (see list below)

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Photo by De Sanctis, A.

North Atlantic
Max. Length 150 cm SL
Centrolophus niger (Gmelin, 1789)

Photo by De Sanctis, A.
 
Centrolophus niger
[Rudderfish]

Photo by SeaFIC

Southwest Atlantic
Max. Length 140 cm TL
Hyperoglyphe antarctica (Carmichael, 1819)

Photo by SeaFIC
 
Hyperoglyphe antarctica
[Bluenose warehou]
No picture found
Western Atlantic
Max. Length 60 cm TL

 
Hyperoglyphe bythites
[Black driftfish]

Photo by Suzuki, T.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 90 cm TL
Hyperoglyphe japonica (Döderlein, 1884)

Photo by Suzuki, T.
 
Hyperoglyphe japonica
[Pacific barrelfish]

Photo by Baumeier, E.

Southwest Atlantic
Max. Length 57 cm SL
Hyperoglyphe macrophthalma (Miranda Ribeiro, 1915)

Photo by Baumeier, E.
 
Hyperoglyphe macrophthalma
[]

Photo by Blanco Moreno, J.M.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 91 cm TL
Hyperoglyphe perciformis (Mitchill, 1818)

Photo by Blanco Moreno, J.M.
 
Hyperoglyphe perciformis
[Barrelfish]
No picture found
Southeast Atlantic

 
Hyperoglyphe pringlei
[Black butterfish]

Photo by Reyes, P.

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 81 cm TL
Icichthys australis Haedrich, 1966

Photo by Reyes, P.
 
Icichthys australis
[Southern driftfish]

Photo by Gotshall, D.W.

North Pacific
Max. Length 46 cm TL
Icichthys lockingtoni Jordan & Gilbert, 1880

Photo by Gotshall, D.W.
 
Icichthys lockingtoni
[Medusafish]

Photo by CSIRO

Western Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Psenopsis anomala (Temminck & Schlegel, 1844)

Photo by CSIRO
 
Psenopsis anomala
[Pacific rudderfish]

Photo by Osmany, H.B.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Psenopsis cyanea (Alcock, 1890)

Photo by Osmany, H.B.
 
Psenopsis cyanea
[Indian ruff]

Photo by FAO

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm FL
Psenopsis humerosa Munro, 1958

Photo by FAO
 
Psenopsis humerosa
[Blackspot butterfish]

Photo by Pankratov, S.A.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 13.3 cm TL
Psenopsis intermedia Piotrovsky, 1987

Photo by Pankratov, S.A.
 
Psenopsis intermedia
[]

Photo by FAO

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Psenopsis obscura Haedrich, 1967

Photo by FAO
 
Psenopsis obscura
[Obscure ruff]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 14 cm SL

 
Psenopsis shojimai
[]
No picture found
Southwest Atlantic.

 
Schedophilus griseolineatus
[]

Photo by Béarez, P.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 75 cm TL
Schedophilus haedrichi Chirichigno F., 1973

Photo by Béarez, P.
 
Schedophilus haedrichi
[Mocosa ruff]

Photo by FAO

Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 90 cm TL
Schedophilus huttoni (Waite, 1910)

Photo by FAO
 
Schedophilus huttoni
[New Zealand ruffe]

Photo by FAO

Southern Ocean
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Schedophilus maculatus Günther, 1860

Photo by FAO
 
Schedophilus maculatus
[Pelagic butterfish]

Photo by Bañón Díaz, R.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 51 cm TL
Schedophilus medusophagus (Cocco, 1839)

Photo by Bañón Díaz, R.
 
Schedophilus medusophagus
[Cornish blackfish]

Photo by Cambraia Duarte, P.M.N. (c)ImagDOP

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 100 cm TL
Schedophilus ovalis (Cuvier, 1833)

Photo by Cambraia Duarte, P.M.N. (c)ImagDOP
 
Schedophilus ovalis
[Imperial blackfish]

Photo by FAO

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Schedophilus pemarco (Poll, 1959)

Photo by FAO
 
Schedophilus pemarco
[Pemarco blackfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 100 cm TL
Schedophilus velaini (Sauvage, 1879)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Schedophilus velaini
[Violet warehou]

Photo by SeaFIC

Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 76 cm TL
Seriolella brama (Günther, 1860)

Photo by SeaFIC
 
Seriolella brama
[Common warehou]

Photo by CSIRO

Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 65 cm SL
Seriolella caerulea Guichenot, 1848

Photo by CSIRO
 
Seriolella caerulea
[White warehou]

Photo by INIDEP

Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 44 cm TL
Seriolella porosa Guichenot, 1848

Photo by INIDEP
 
Seriolella porosa
[Choicy ruff]

Photo by SeaFIC

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 66 cm TL
Seriolella punctata (Forster, 1801)

Photo by SeaFIC
 
Seriolella punctata
[Silver warehou]
No picture found
Southwestern Pacific

 
Seriolella tinro
[]

Photo by Galvez, M.E.

Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 65 cm TL
Seriolella violacea Guichenot, 1848

Photo by Galvez, M.E.
 
Seriolella violacea
[Palm ruff]
No picture found
Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 56 cm SL

 
Tubbia stewarti
[Seamount Rudderfish]

Photo by SFSA

Southern Ocean
Max. Length 67 cm TL
Tubbia tasmanica Whitley, 1943

Photo by SFSA
 
Tubbia tasmanica
[Tasmanian ruffe]
31 Species of Family Centrolophidae
(Medusafishes)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1789 Centrolophus niger Rudderfish North Atlantic 150 SL
1819 Hyperoglyphe antarctica Bluenose warehou Southwest Atlantic 140 TL
1954 Hyperoglyphe bythites Black driftfish Western Atlantic 60 TL
1884 Hyperoglyphe japonica Pacific barrelfish Northwest Pacific 90 TL
1915 Hyperoglyphe macrophthalma Southwest Atlantic 57 SL
1818 Hyperoglyphe perciformis Barrelfish Western Atlantic 91 TL
1949 Hyperoglyphe pringlei Black butterfish Southeast Atlantic
1966 Icichthys australis Southern driftfish Eastern Indian Ocean 81 TL
1880 Icichthys lockingtoni Medusafish North Pacific 46 TL
1844 Psenopsis anomala Pacific rudderfish Western Pacific 30 TL
1890 Psenopsis cyanea Indian ruff Western Indian Ocean 20 TL
1958 Psenopsis humerosa Blackspot butterfish Western Central Pacific 20 FL
1987 Psenopsis intermedia Western Indian Ocean 13.3 TL
1967 Psenopsis obscura Obscure ruff Indo-West Pacific 20 TL
1965 Psenopsis shojimai Northwest Pacific 14 SL
1937 Schedophilus griseolineatus Southwest Atlantic.
1973 Schedophilus haedrichi Mocosa ruff Eastern Pacific 75 TL
1910 Schedophilus huttoni New Zealand ruffe Southwest Pacific 90 TL
1860 Schedophilus maculatus Pelagic butterfish Southern Ocean 30 TL
1839 Schedophilus medusophagus Cornish blackfish Eastern Atlantic 51 TL
1833 Schedophilus ovalis Imperial blackfish Eastern Atlantic 100 TL
1959 Schedophilus pemarco Pemarco blackfish Eastern Atlantic 50 TL
1879 Schedophilus velaini Violet warehou Eastern Atlantic 100 TL
1860 Seriolella brama Common warehou Southwest Pacific 76 TL
1848 Seriolella caerulea White warehou Southwest Pacific 65 SL
1848 Seriolella porosa Choicy ruff Southeast Pacific 44 TL
1801 Seriolella punctata Silver warehou Eastern Indian Ocean 66 TL
1973 Seriolella tinro Southwestern Pacific
1848 Seriolella violacea Palm ruff Southeast Pacific 65 TL
2013 Tubbia stewarti Seamount Rudderfish Southwest Pacific 56 SL
1943 Tubbia tasmanica Tasmanian ruffe Southern Ocean 67 TL



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