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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Zeiformes
Family: Oreosomatidae Oreos
Subfamily: Oreosomatinae
Genus: Allocyttus

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North Pacific
Max. Length 42 cm TL
Allocyttus folletti Myers, 1960

Photo by Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada
 
Allocyttus folletti
[Oxeye oreo]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 23.2 cm SL
Allocyttus guineensis Trunov & Kukuev, 1982

Photo by Photo by SFSA
 
Allocyttus guineensis
[Guinea oreo]



Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 47 cm TL
Allocyttus niger James, Inada & Nakamura, 1988

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Allocyttus niger
[Black oreo]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 42.5 cm TL
Allocyttus verrucosus (Gilchrist, 1906)

Photo by Photo by Bañón Díaz, R.
 
Allocyttus verrucosus
[Warty dory]



4 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Allocyttus folletti Oxeye oreo North Pacific 42 TL 1960
Allocyttus guineensis Guinea oreo Eastern Atlantic 23.2 SL 1982
Allocyttus niger Black oreo Southwest Pacific 47 TL 1988
Allocyttus verrucosus Warty dory Eastern Atlantic 42.5 TL 1906



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