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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Lophiiformes
Family: Diceratiidae Double anglers (Ref. 07463) or Doublespine Seadevils (Ref. 86949)

Genus: Diceratias

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Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 11.2 cm SL
Diceratias bispinosus (Günther, 1887)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Diceratias bispinosus
[Two-rod anglerfish]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 23.5 cm SL
Diceratias pileatus Uwate, 1979

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Diceratias pileatus
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Max. Length 14 cm SL

 
Diceratias trilobus
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Diceratias bispinosus Two-rod anglerfish Indo-Pacific 11.2 SL 1887
Diceratias pileatus Eastern Atlantic 23.5 SL 1979
Diceratias trilobus Northwest Pacific 14 SL 1986



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