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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Aulopiformes
Family: Scopelarchidae Pearleyes

Genus: Benthalbella

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Northeast Pacific
Max. Length 26.2 cm TL
Benthalbella dentata (Chapman, 1939)

Photo by Photo by Van Noord, J.E.
 
Benthalbella dentata
[Northern pearleye]
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Max. Length 35 cm SL

 
Benthalbella elongata
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Atlantic, Indian and Paci
Max. Length 13.8 cm SL
Benthalbella infans Zugmayer, 1911

Photo by Photo by SFSA
 
Benthalbella infans
[Zugmayer's pearleye]



North Pacific. South Chin
Max. Length 7.8 cm SL
Benthalbella linguidens (Mead & Böhlke, 1953)

Photo by Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada
 
Benthalbella linguidens
[Longfin pearleye]



Circumglobal in the south
Max. Length 24 cm SL
Benthalbella macropinna Bussing & Bussing, 1966

Photo by Photo by Colombo, G.L.A.
 
Benthalbella macropinna
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5 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Benthalbella dentata Northern pearleye Northeast Pacific 26.2 TL 1939
Benthalbella elongata Circumglobal in the south 35 SL 1937
Benthalbella infans Zugmayer's pearleye Atlantic, Indian and Paci 13.8 SL 1911
Benthalbella linguidens Longfin pearleye North Pacific. South Chin 7.8 SL 1953
Benthalbella macropinna Circumglobal in the south 24 SL 1966



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