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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Bathyclupeidae Deep-sea scalyfins

Genus: Bathyclupea

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Western Atlantic. Northw
Max. Length 21.1 cm TL
Bathyclupea argentea Goode & Bean, 1896

Photo by Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory
 
Bathyclupea argentea
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Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 17.8 cm TL
Bathyclupea elongata Trunov, 1975

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Bathyclupea elongata
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Bathyclupea gracilis
[Slender deepsea herring]



Indian Ocean

Bathyclupea hoskynii Alcock, 1891

Photo by Photo by Mullasseri, S.
 
Bathyclupea hoskynii
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Bathyclupea malayana
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Bathyclupea megaceps
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Bathyclupea schroederi
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Bathyclupea argentea Western Atlantic. Northw 21.1 TL 1896
Bathyclupea elongata Southeast Atlantic 17.8 TL 1975
Bathyclupea gracilis Slender deepsea herring Western Central Pacific. 1938
Bathyclupea hoskynii Indian Ocean 1891
Bathyclupea malayana Western Central Pacific 1913
Bathyclupea megaceps Western Central Pacific. 1938
Bathyclupea schroederi Western Central Atlantic 1962



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