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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Gadiformes
Family: Bregmacerotidae Codlets

Genus: Bregmaceros

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Bregmaceros arabicus Indian Oean 5 SL 1965
Bregmaceros atlanticus Antenna codlet Central Atlantic 6.7 TL 1886
Bregmaceros bathymaster Codlet Eastern Pacific 10 NG 1890
Bregmaceros cantori Striped codlet Western Atlantic 5.7 SL 1984
Bregmaceros cayorum Western Atlantic 4.6 SL 1952
Bregmaceros houdei Stellate codlet Western Atlantic 1.6 SL 1986
Bregmaceros japonicus Japanese codlet Western Pacific 10.6 SL 1908
Bregmaceros lanceolatus Western Pacific 11.5 TL 1960
Bregmaceros mcclellandi Unicorn cod Indian Ocean 9.6 SL 1840
Bregmaceros nectabanus Smallscale codlet Western Atlantic 7.6 SL 1941
Bregmaceros neonectabanus Northwest Pacific 5.4 SL 1986
Bregmaceros pescadorus Northwest Pacific 4.3 TL 1960
Bregmaceros pseudolanceolatus False lance codlet Indo-West Pacific 9.1 SL 2004
Bregmaceros rarisquamosus Big-eye unicorn-cod Western Pacific. 1.5 NG 1950



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