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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Scorpaeniformes
Family: Liparidae Snailfishes

Genus: Elassodiscus

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Max. Length 8.5 cm SL

 
Elassodiscus caudatus
[Blackbelly snailfish]
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Max. Length 28.6 cm SL

 
Elassodiscus obscurus
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Max. Length 34.3 cm SL

 
Elassodiscus tremebundus
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Elassodiscus caudatus Blackbelly snailfish Eastern Pacific 8.5 SL 1915
Elassodiscus obscurus Northwest Pacific 28.6 SL 1993
Elassodiscus tremebundus North Pacific 34.3 SL 1912



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