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Family: Barbourisiidae Velvet whalefishes



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Throughout the world ocea
Max. Length 39 cm TL
Barbourisia rufa Parr, 1945

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Barbourisia rufa
[Velvet whalefish]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Barbourisia rufa Velvet whalefish Throughout the world ocea 39 TL 1945



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