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Family: Lampridae Opahs



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Worldwide in tropical to
Max. Length 200 cm TL
Lampris guttatus (Brünnich, 1788)

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Lampris guttatus
[Opah]



Circumglobal in the south
Max. Length 110 cm TL
Lampris immaculatus Gilchrist, 1904

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Lampris immaculatus
[Southern opah]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Lampris guttatus Opah Worldwide in tropical to 200 TL 1788
Lampris immaculatus Southern opah Circumglobal in the south 110 TL 1904



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