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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Alepocephaliformes
Family: Alepocephalidae Slickheads

Genus: Bajacalifornia

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Max. Length 14.5 cm SL

 
Bajacalifornia aequatoris
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Max. Length 21.6 cm SL

 
Bajacalifornia arcylepis
[Network slickhead]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 18.1 cm SL
Bajacalifornia burragei Townsend & Nichols, 1925

Photo by Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Bajacalifornia burragei
[Sharpchin slickhead]
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Max. Length 38 cm SL

 
Bajacalifornia calcarata
[Brown slickhead]
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Max. Length 36.6 cm TL

 
Bajacalifornia erimoensis
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Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 40 cm SL
Bajacalifornia megalops (Lütken, 1898)

Photo by Photo by Alvheim, O./Institute of Marine Research (IMR)
 
Bajacalifornia megalops
[Bigeye smooth-head]
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Max. Length 24.7 cm SL

 
Bajacalifornia microstoma
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7 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Bajacalifornia aequatoris Western Central Pacific. 14.5 SL 1993
Bajacalifornia arcylepis Network slickhead Western Indian and Atlant 21.6 SL 1985
Bajacalifornia burragei Sharpchin slickhead Western Indian Ocean 18.1 SL 1925
Bajacalifornia calcarata Brown slickhead Eastern Atlantic 38 SL 1913
Bajacalifornia erimoensis Western Pacific 36.6 TL 1977
Bajacalifornia megalops Bigeye smooth-head Eastern Atlantic 40 SL 1898
Bajacalifornia microstoma Western Pacific 24.7 SL 1988



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