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Family: Argentinidae Argentines or herring smelts

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Argentina aliceae Alice argentina Eastern Pacific 15 SL 1969
Argentina australiae Silverside Southwest Pacific 13 TL 1958
Argentina brasiliensis Southwestern Atlantic 2004
Argentina brucei Bruce's argentine Western Central Atlantic 15 TL 1969
Argentina elongata Southwest Pacific 1879
Argentina euchus Western Indian Ocean 15 TL 1961
Argentina georgei Blackbelly Argentine Western Central Atlantic 14.6 SL 1969
Argentina kagoshimae Northwest Pacific 1902
Argentina sialis North-Pacific argentine Eastern Pacific 22 TL 1890
Argentina silus Greater argentine Eastern Atlantic 70 SL 1775
Argentina sphyraena Argentine Eastern Atlantic 35 SL 1758
Argentina stewarti Western Central Atlantic 16.6 SL 1969
Argentina striata Striated argentine Western Atlantic 24 TL 1896
Glossanodon australis Southern herring smelt Southwest Pacific 19.1 SL 1998
Glossanodon danieli Southeast Pacific 12.3 SL 1982
Glossanodon elongatus Southwest Pacific. 10.2 SL 1998
Glossanodon kotakamaru Kotaka’s argentine Northwest Pacific 12.5 SL 2010
Glossanodon leioglossus Smalltoothed argentine Eastern Atlantic 20 TL 1848
Glossanodon lineatus Northwest Pacific 1943
Glossanodon melanomanus Western Indian Ocean 19.5 SL 1998
Glossanodon mildredae Western Indian Ocean 7.0 SL 1969
Glossanodon nazca Southeast Pacific 1982
Glossanodon polli Eastern Atlantic 14.1 SL 1958
Glossanodon pseudolineatus Saddled herring smelt Indo-Pacific 8 SL 1998
Glossanodon pygmaeus Pygmy argentine Western Atlantic 11.3 SL 1958
Glossanodon semifasciatus Deep-sea smelt Northwest Pacific 21 SL 1904
Glossanodon struhsakeri Struhsaker's deep-sea smelt Western Central Pacific 1970

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