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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Gadiformes
Family: Bregmacerotidae Codlets

Genus: Bregmaceros

(See list of species below)



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Max. Length 5 cm SL

 
Bregmaceros arabicus
[]



Central Atlantic
Max. Length 6.7 cm TL
Bregmaceros atlanticus Goode & Bean, 1886

Photo by Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory
 
Bregmaceros atlanticus
[Antenna codlet]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm NG
Bregmaceros bathymaster Jordan & Bollman, 1890

Photo by Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Bregmaceros bathymaster
[Codlet]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 5.7 cm SL
Bregmaceros cantori Milliken & Houde, 1984

Photo by Photo by Fischer, L.G.
 
Bregmaceros cantori
[Striped codlet]
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Max. Length 4.6 cm SL

 
Bregmaceros cayorum
[]
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Max. Length 1.6 cm SL

 
Bregmaceros houdei
[Stellate codlet]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 10.6 cm SL
Bregmaceros japonicus Tanaka, 1908

Photo by Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan
 
Bregmaceros japonicus
[Japanese codlet]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 11.5 cm TL
Bregmaceros lanceolatus Shen, 1960

Photo by Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.
 
Bregmaceros lanceolatus
[]



Indian Ocean
Max. Length 9.6 cm SL
Bregmaceros mcclellandi Thompson, 1840

Photo by Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.
 
Bregmaceros mcclellandi
[Unicorn cod]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 7.6 cm SL
Bregmaceros nectabanus Whitley, 1941

Photo by Photo by Bogorodsky, S.V.
 
Bregmaceros nectabanus
[Smallscale codlet]
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Max. Length 5.4 cm SL

 
Bregmaceros neonectabanus
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Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 4.3 cm TL
Bregmaceros pescadorus Shen, 1960

Photo by Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Bregmaceros pescadorus
[]
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Max. Length 9.1 cm SL

 
Bregmaceros pseudolanceolatus
[False lance codlet]



Western Pacific.
Max. Length 1.5 cm NG
Bregmaceros rarisquamosus Munro, 1950

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Bregmaceros rarisquamosus
[Big-eye unicorn-cod]



14 species

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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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