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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Trachichthyiformes
Family: Trachichthyidae Slimeheads

Genus: Aulotrachichthys

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Max. Length 7.5 cm SL

 
Aulotrachichthys argyrophanus
[Western luminous roughy]



Southwestern Atlantic
Max. Length 10.3 cm TL
Aulotrachichthys atlanticus (Menezes, 1971)

Photo by Photo by Fischer, L.G.
 
Aulotrachichthys atlanticus
[Brazilian luminous roughy]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 6.7 cm TL
Aulotrachichthys heptalepis (Gon, 1984)

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Aulotrachichthys heptalepis
[Hawaiian luminous roughy]
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Aulotrachichthys latus
[Philippine luminous roughy]
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Aulotrachichthys novaezelandicus
[New Zealand roughy]



North Pacific
Max. Length 6.1 cm SL
Aulotrachichthys prosthemius (Jordan & Fowler, 1902)

Photo by Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan
 
Aulotrachichthys prosthemius
[West Pacific luminous roughy]
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Max. Length 8 cm SL

 
Aulotrachichthys pulsator
[Golden roughy]



Indian Ocean
Max. Length 9.6 cm SL
Aulotrachichthys sajademalensis (Kotlyar, 1979)

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Aulotrachichthys sajademalensis
[Saya de Malha luminous roughy]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Aulotrachichthys argyrophanus Western luminous roughy Southwest Atlantic 7.5 SL 1961
Aulotrachichthys atlanticus Brazilian luminous roughy Southwestern Atlantic 10.3 TL 1971
Aulotrachichthys heptalepis Hawaiian luminous roughy Eastern Central Pacific 6.7 TL 1984
Aulotrachichthys latus Philippine luminous roughy Western Pacific 1938
Aulotrachichthys novaezelandicus New Zealand roughy Southwest Pacific 1980
Aulotrachichthys prosthemius West Pacific luminous roughy North Pacific 6.1 SL 1902
Aulotrachichthys pulsator Golden roughy Eastern Indian Ocean 8 SL 1987
Aulotrachichthys sajademalensis Saya de Malha luminous roughy Indian Ocean 9.6 SL 1979



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