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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Scorpaeniformes
Family: Liparidae Snailfishes

Genus: Allocareproctus

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Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 34 cm TL
Allocareproctus jordani (Burke, 1930)

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Allocareproctus jordani
[Cherry snailfish]



Northeast Pacific
Max. Length 19.5 cm SL
Allocareproctus kallaion Orr & Busby, 2006

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Allocareproctus kallaion
[Combed snailfish]
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Max. Length 7.8 cm SL

 
Allocareproctus tanix
[Peach snailfish]
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Max. Length 13.0 cm SL

 
Allocareproctus unangas
[Goldeneye snailfish]
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Max. Length 12.9 cm SL

 
Allocareproctus ungak
[Whiskered snailfish]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Allocareproctus jordani Cherry snailfish Northwest Pacific 34 TL 1930
Allocareproctus kallaion Combed snailfish Northeast Pacific 19.5 SL 2006
Allocareproctus tanix Peach snailfish North Pacific 7.8 SL 2006
Allocareproctus unangas Goldeneye snailfish North Pacific 13.0 SL 2006
Allocareproctus ungak Whiskered snailfish Northeast Pacific 12.9 SL 2006



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