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Family: Opisthoproctidae Barreleyes or spookfishes



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19 species (see list below)

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Western Central Atlantic

 
Bathylychnops brachyrhynchus
[]
No picture found
Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 6.2 cm SL

 
Bathylychnops chilensis
[]
No picture found
Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 50 cm SL

 
Bathylychnops exilis
[Javelin spookfish]

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 24.2 cm SL
Dolichopteroides binocularis (Beebe, 1932)

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada
 
Dolichopteroides binocularis
[]
No picture found
Atlantic Ocean
Max. Length 17.3 cm SL

 
Dolichopteryx anascopa
[]
No picture found
Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 6.3 cm SL

 
Dolichopteryx andriashevi
[]
No picture found
Probably worldwide in tem
Max. Length 18 cm SL

 
Dolichopteryx longipes
[Brownsnout spookfish]
No picture found
Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 6.0 cm SL

 
Dolichopteryx minuscula
[]
No picture found
North Pacific
Max. Length 21.7 cm SL

 
Dolichopteryx parini
[Winged spookfish]
No picture found
Eastern Central Pacific.
Max. Length 8.0 cm SL

 
Dolichopteryx pseudolongipes
[]
No picture found
Northeast Atlantic
Max. Length 6.6 cm SL

 
Dolichopteryx rostrata
[]
No picture found
Southern hemisphere
Max. Length 14.3 cm SL

 
Dolichopteryx trunovi
[]
No picture found
Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 6.1 cm SL

 
Dolichopteryx vityazi
[]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 23.2 cm SL

 
Ioichthys kashkini
[]

Photo by MBARI

North Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Macropinna microstoma Chapman, 1939

Photo by MBARI
 
Macropinna microstoma
[Barreleye]

Photo by SFSA

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 8 cm SL
Opisthoproctus grimaldii Zugmayer, 1911

Photo by SFSA
 
Opisthoproctus grimaldii
[Mirrorbelly]

Photo by Welter-Schultes, F.

Circumglobal in tropical
Max. Length 10.5 cm SL
Opisthoproctus soleatus Vaillant, 1888

Photo by Welter-Schultes, F.
 
Opisthoproctus soleatus
[Barrel-eye]

Photo by SFSA

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 16 cm SL
Rhynchohyalus natalensis (Gilchrist & von Bonde, 1924)

Photo by SFSA
 
Rhynchohyalus natalensis
[Glasshead barreleye]

Photo by Welter-Schultes, F.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 15 cm SL
Winteria telescopa Brauer, 1901

Photo by Welter-Schultes, F.
 
Winteria telescopa
[Binocular fish]
19 Species of Family Opisthoproctidae
(Barreleyes or spookfishes)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1937 Bathylychnops brachyrhynchus Western Central Atlantic
2009 Bathylychnops chilensis Pacific Ocean 6.2 SL
1958 Bathylychnops exilis Javelin spookfish Eastern Atlantic 50 SL
1932 Dolichopteroides binocularis Eastern Atlantic 24.2 SL
1901 Dolichopteryx anascopa Atlantic Ocean 17.3 SL
2009 Dolichopteryx andriashevi Pacific Ocean 6.3 SL
1888 Dolichopteryx longipes Brownsnout spookfish Probably worldwide in tem 18 SL
2006 Dolichopteryx minuscula Indo-West Pacific 6.0 SL
2001 Dolichopteryx parini Winged spookfish North Pacific 21.7 SL
2008 Dolichopteryx pseudolongipes Eastern Central Pacific. 8.0 SL
2006 Dolichopteryx rostrata Northeast Atlantic 6.6 SL
2005 Dolichopteryx trunovi Southern hemisphere 14.3 SL
2009 Dolichopteryx vityazi Pacific Ocean 6.1 SL
2004 Ioichthys kashkini Western Indian Ocean 23.2 SL
1939 Macropinna microstoma Barreleye North Pacific 15 TL
1911 Opisthoproctus grimaldii Mirrorbelly Eastern Atlantic 8 SL
1888 Opisthoproctus soleatus Barrel-eye Circumglobal in tropical 10.5 SL
1924 Rhynchohyalus natalensis Glasshead barreleye Eastern Atlantic 16 SL
1901 Winteria telescopa Binocular fish Eastern Atlantic 15 SL



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