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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Ophidiiformes
Family: Dinematichthyidae

Genus: Dinematichthys

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Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 12 cm SL
Dinematichthys iluocoeteoides Bleeker, 1855

Photo by Photo by Winterbottom, R.
 
Dinematichthys iluocoeteoides
[Yellow pigmy brotula]



Endemic to the Christmas
Max. Length 5.8 cm SL
Dinematichthys trilobatus Møller & Schwarzhans, 2008

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Dinematichthys trilobatus
[Trilobed viviparous brotula]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Dinematichthys iluocoeteoides Yellow pigmy brotula Eastern Indian Ocean 12 SL 1855
Dinematichthys trilobatus Trilobed viviparous brotula Endemic to the Christmas 5.8 SL 2008



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