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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Ariommatidae Ariommatids

Genus: Ariomma

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Western Atlantic
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Ariomma bondi Fowler, 1930

Photo by Photo by Ramjohn, D.D.
 
Ariomma bondi
[Silver-rag driftfish]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 80 cm TL
Ariomma brevimanum (Klunzinger, 1884)

Photo by Photo by Khalaf, M.A.
 
Ariomma brevimanum
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Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 25 cm SL
Ariomma indicum (Day, 1871)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Ariomma indicum
[Indian driftfish]



Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 35 cm SL
Ariomma luridum Jordan & Snyder, 1904

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Ariomma luridum
[Ariommid]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Ariomma melanum (Ginsburg, 1954)

Photo by Photo by JAMARC
 
Ariomma melanum
[Brown driftfish]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 18.8 cm SL
Ariomma parini Piotrovsky, 1987

Photo by Photo by Kotlyar, A.N.
 
Ariomma parini
[Parin's ariomma]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Ariomma regulus (Poey, 1868)

Photo by Photo by JAMARC
 
Ariomma regulus
[Spotted driftfish]



7 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Ariomma bondi Silver-rag driftfish Western Atlantic 30 TL 1930
Ariomma brevimanum Indo-Pacific 80 TL 1884
Ariomma indicum Indian driftfish Indo-Pacific 25 SL 1871
Ariomma luridum Ariommid Pacific Ocean 35 SL 1904
Ariomma melanum Brown driftfish Eastern Atlantic 30 TL 1954
Ariomma parini Parin's ariomma Western Indian Ocean 18.8 SL 1987
Ariomma regulus Spotted driftfish Western Atlantic 25 TL 1868



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