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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Ophidiiformes
Family: Bythitidae Viviparous brotulas
Subfamily: Brosmophycinae
Genus: Dermatopsis

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Dermatopsis greenfieldi Greenfield's mudbrotula Central Pacific 5.3 SL 2006
Dermatopsis hoesei Hoese's mudbrotula Western Pacific 4.8 SL 2006
Dermatopsis joergennielseni Nielsen's mudbrotula Southwest Pacific 5.7 SL 2006
Dermatopsis macrodon Eastern yellow blindfish Southwest Pacific 10 TL 1896
Dermatopsis multiradiatus Slender blindfish Eastern Indian Ocean 11.5 TL 1918



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