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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Scorpaeniformes
Family: Agonidae Poachers
Subfamily: Anoplagoninae
Genus: Aspidophoroides

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Northwest Atlantic
Max. Length 22 cm TL
Aspidophoroides monopterygius (Bloch, 1786)

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Aspidophoroides monopterygius
[Alligatorfish]



Arctic to Northwest Atlan
Max. Length 8.6 cm TL
Aspidophoroides olrikii Lütken, 1877

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Aspidophoroides olrikii
[Arctic alligatorfish]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Aspidophoroides monopterygius Alligatorfish Northwest Atlantic 22 TL 1786
Aspidophoroides olrikii Arctic alligatorfish Arctic to Northwest Atlan 8.6 TL 1877



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