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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Alepocephaliformes
Family: Alepocephalidae Slickheads

Genus: Conocara

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Conocara bertelseni
[]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 37.2 cm SL
Conocara fiolenti Sazonov & Ivanov, 1979

Photo by Photo by SFSA
 
Conocara fiolenti
[Fiolenti's smooth-head]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 38.6 cm SL
Conocara kreffti Sazonov, 1997

Photo by Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Conocara kreffti
[Wrinkled slickhead]
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Max. Length 34 cm SL

 
Conocara macropterum
[Longfin smooth-head]
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Max. Length 27 cm SL

 
Conocara microlepis
[Elongate smooth-head]
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Max. Length 34 cm SL

 
Conocara murrayi
[Murray's smooth-head]
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Conocara nigrum
[Flathead slickhead]
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Max. Length 38.7 cm SL

 
Conocara paxtoni
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Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 73 cm SL
Conocara salmoneum (Gill & Townsend, 1897)

Photo by Photo by Reiner, F.
 
Conocara salmoneum
[Salmon smooth-head]
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Max. Length 34 cm SL

 
Conocara werneri
[Werner's smooth-head]



10 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Conocara bertelseni Western Indian Ocean 2002
Conocara fiolenti Fiolenti's smooth-head Eastern Atlantic 37.2 SL 1979
Conocara kreffti Wrinkled slickhead Indo-Pacific 38.6 SL 1997
Conocara macropterum Longfin smooth-head Eastern Atlantic 34 SL 1888
Conocara microlepis Elongate smooth-head Northeast Atlantic 27 SL 1909
Conocara murrayi Murray's smooth-head Eastern Atlantic 34 SL 1927
Conocara nigrum Flathead slickhead West Pacific 1878
Conocara paxtoni Southwest Pacific 38.7 SL 2009
Conocara salmoneum Salmon smooth-head Eastern Atlantic 73 SL 1897
Conocara werneri Werner's smooth-head Eastern Atlantic 34 SL 1947



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