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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Ophidiiformes
Family: Bythitidae Viviparous brotulas
Subfamily: Bythitinae
Genus: Bellottia

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Bellottia apoda Mediterranean Sea and sub 6.5 SL 1883
Bellottia armiger Western Central Pacific 1913
Bellottia cryptica Atlantic Ocean 4.2 SL 2009
Bellottia galatheae Western Pacific 5.1 SL 2008
Bellottia robusta Atlantic Ocean 8.2 SL 2009



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