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Family: Bembropidae Duckbill flatheads



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23 species
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Western Atlantic
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Bembrops anatirostris Ginsburg, 1955

Photo by Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory
 
Bembrops anatirostris
[Duckbill flathead]
No picture found

Max. Length 16.4 cm SL

 
Bembrops cadenati
[]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 24.1 cm TL
Bembrops caudimacula Steindachner, 1876

Photo by Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan
 
Bembrops caudimacula
[]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 16 cm SL
Bembrops curvatura Okada & Suzuki, 1952

Photo by Photo by CSIRO
 
Bembrops curvatura
[]



Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 22 cm SL
Bembrops filiferus Gilbert, 1905

Photo by Photo by CSIRO
 
Bembrops filiferus
[Sharpnosed duckbill]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Bembrops gobioides (Goode, 1880)

Photo by Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory
 
Bembrops gobioides
[Goby flathead]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Bembrops greyae Poll, 1959

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Bembrops greyae
[Roundtail duckbill]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 28 cm TL
Bembrops heterurus (Miranda Ribeiro, 1903)

Photo by Photo by Carvalho Filho, A.
 
Bembrops heterurus
[Squaretail duckbill]
No picture found

Max. Length 23.2 cm SL

 
Bembrops macromma
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 10.5 cm SL

 
Bembrops magnisquamis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 20.7 cm SL

 
Bembrops morelandi
[Flathead]
No picture found


 
Bembrops nelsoni
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 18.5 cm TL

 
Bembrops nematopterus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 18.8 cm SL

 
Bembrops ocellatus
[Ocellate duckbill]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Bembrops platyrhynchus (Alcock, 1894)

Photo by Photo by CSIRO
 
Bembrops platyrhynchus
[Natal duckbill]
No picture found

Max. Length 23.1 cm SL

 
Bembrops quadrisella
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 17.6 cm SL

 
Bembrops raneyi
[Bahama duckbill]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 22 cm SL
Chrionema chlorotaenia McKay, 1971

Photo by Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.
 
Chrionema chlorotaenia
[]



Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 21 cm SL
Chrionema chryseres Gilbert, 1905

Photo by Photo by Yang, N.-S.
 
Chrionema chryseres
[]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 21 cm SL
Chrionema furunoi Okamura & Yamachi, 1982

Photo by Photo by Ho, H.-C.
 
Chrionema furunoi
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 13.2 cm SL

 
Chrionema pallidum
[]



Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 11 cm NG
Chrionema squamentum (Ginsburg, 1955)

Photo by Photo by Baldwin, C.C.
 
Chrionema squamentum
[]
No picture found


 
Chrionema squamiceps
[]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Bembrops anatirostris Duckbill flathead Western Atlantic 35 TL 1955
Bembrops cadenati Eastern Atlantic 16.4 SL 1996
Bembrops caudimacula Indo-West Pacific 24.1 TL 1876
Bembrops curvatura Indo-West Pacific 16 SL 1952
Bembrops filiferus Sharpnosed duckbill Pacific Ocean 22 SL 1905
Bembrops gobioides Goby flathead Western Atlantic 30 TL 1880
Bembrops greyae Roundtail duckbill Eastern Atlantic 25 TL 1959
Bembrops heterurus Squaretail duckbill Western Atlantic 28 TL 1903
Bembrops macromma Western Central Atlantic 23.2 SL 1955
Bembrops magnisquamis Western Central Pacific 10.5 SL 1955
Bembrops morelandi Flathead Southwest Pacific 20.7 SL 1978
Bembrops nelsoni Western Central Pacific 2002
Bembrops nematopterus Western Indian Ocean 18.5 TL 1939
Bembrops ocellatus Ocellate duckbill Western Central Atlantic 18.8 SL 1998
Bembrops platyrhynchus Natal duckbill Indo-West Pacific 25 TL 1894
Bembrops quadrisella Western Central Atlantic 23.1 SL 1998
Bembrops raneyi Bahama duckbill Western Central Atlantic 17.6 SL 1998
Chrionema chlorotaenia Indo-West Pacific 22 SL 1971
Chrionema chryseres Pacific Ocean 21 SL 1905
Chrionema furunoi Northwest Pacific 21 SL 1982
Chrionema pallidum Southeast Pacific 13.2 SL 1990
Chrionema squamentum Western Central Atlantic 11 NG 1955
Chrionema squamiceps Eastern Central Pacific 1905



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