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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Stomiiformes
Family: Sternoptychidae Marine hatchetfishes
Subfamily: Maurolicinae
Genus: Argyripnus

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Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 7.7 cm SL
Argyripnus atlanticus Maul, 1952

Photo by Photo by Mincarone, M.M.
 
Argyripnus atlanticus
[]
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Max. Length 8.9 cm SL

 
Argyripnus brocki
[Brock's bristle-mouth fish]
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Argyripnus electronus
[]
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Max. Length 8.9 cm SL

 
Argyripnus ephippiatus
[Gilbert & Cramer's bristle-mouth fish]
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Max. Length 7.3 cm SL

 
Argyripnus hulleyi
[Reunion's bristle-mouth fish]



Southwest Pacific.
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Argyripnus iridescens McCulloch, 1926

Photo by Photo by Graham, K.
 
Argyripnus iridescens
[Brilliant pearlside]
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Max. Length 7.9 cm SL

 
Argyripnus pharos
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Argyripnus atlanticus Eastern Atlantic 7.7 SL 1952
Argyripnus brocki Brock's bristle-mouth fish Eastern Central Pacific 8.9 SL 1973
Argyripnus electronus Southeast Pacific 1992
Argyripnus ephippiatus Gilbert & Cramer's bristle-mouth fish Pacific Ocean. 8.9 SL 1897
Argyripnus hulleyi Reunion's bristle-mouth fish Western Indian Ocean 7.3 SL 2009
Argyripnus iridescens Brilliant pearlside Southwest Pacific. 14 TL 1926
Argyripnus pharos Indo-West Pacific. off A 7.9 SL 2003



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