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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Ophidiiformes
Family: Dinematichthyidae Viviparous brotula

Genus: Dermatopsoides

(See list of species below)



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4 species
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South Atlantic
Max. Length 5.4 cm SL
Dermatopsoides andersoni Møller & Schwarzhans, 2006

Photo by Photo by P.R. Møller & W. Schwarzhans
 
Dermatopsoides andersoni
[Anderson's mudbrotula]



Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 6.5 cm TL
Dermatopsoides kasougae (Smith, 1943)

Photo by Photo by SFSA
 
Dermatopsoides kasougae
[Orange brotula]



Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 2.9 cm SL
Dermatopsoides morrisonae Møller & Schwarzhans, 2006

Photo by Photo by P.R. Møller & W. Schwarzhans
 
Dermatopsoides morrisonae
[Morrison's mudbrotula]



Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 5.7 cm TL
Dermatopsoides talboti Cohen, 1966

Photo by Photo by P.R. Møller & W. Schwarzhans
 
Dermatopsoides talboti
[Lesser orange brotula]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Dermatopsoides andersoni Anderson's mudbrotula South Atlantic 5.4 SL 2006
Dermatopsoides kasougae Orange brotula Southeast Atlantic 6.5 TL 1943
Dermatopsoides morrisonae Morrison's mudbrotula Eastern Indian Ocean 2.9 SL 2006
Dermatopsoides talboti Lesser orange brotula Southeast Atlantic 5.7 TL 1966



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