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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Alepocephaliformes
Family: Platytroctidae Tubeshoulders

Genus: Mentodus

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Max. Length 18.1 cm SL

 
Mentodus bythios
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Max. Length 24.5 cm SL

 
Mentodus crassus
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Max. Length 11.4 cm SL

 
Mentodus eubranchus
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Max. Length 12.5 cm SL

 
Mentodus facilis
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Max. Length 20.2 cm SL

 
Mentodus longirostris
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Max. Length 22.2 cm SL

 
Mentodus mesalirus
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Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 24.9 cm SL
Mentodus perforatus Sazonov & Trunov, 1978

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Mentodus perforatus
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Atlantic Ocean
Max. Length 32.2 cm SL
Mentodus rostratus (Günther, 1878)

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Mentodus rostratus
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8 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Mentodus bythios Indo-West Pacific. 18.1 SL 1987
Mentodus crassus Eastern Atlantic 24.5 SL 1960
Mentodus eubranchus Eastern Pacific 11.4 SL 1987
Mentodus facilis Tropical and subtropical 12.5 SL 1951
Mentodus longirostris Atlantic Ocean 20.2 SL 1976
Mentodus mesalirus Atlantic Ocean 22.2 SL 1987
Mentodus perforatus Eastern Atlantic 24.9 SL 1978
Mentodus rostratus Atlantic Ocean 32.2 SL 1878



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