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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Notacanthiformes
Family: Halosauridae Halosaurs

Genus: Halosaurus

(See list of species below)



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Max. Length 40.6 cm TL

 
Halosaurus attenuatus
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Max. Length 34 cm TL

 
Halosaurus carinicauda
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Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Halosaurus guentheri Goode & Bean, 1896

Photo by Photo by JAMARC
 
Halosaurus guentheri
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Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Halosaurus johnsonianus Vaillant, 1888

Photo by Photo by Reiner, F.
 
Halosaurus johnsonianus
[Halosaur]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Halosaurus ovenii Johnson, 1864

Photo by Photo by Serrano, A.
 
Halosaurus ovenii
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Southwest Pacific.
Max. Length 68 cm TL
Halosaurus pectoralis McCulloch, 1926

Photo by Photo by CSIRO
 
Halosaurus pectoralis
[Australian halosaur]
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Halosaurus radiatus
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Halosaurus ridgwayi
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Halosaurus sinensis
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9 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Halosaurus attenuatus Eastern Atlantic 40.6 TL 1899
Halosaurus carinicauda Indian Ocean 34 TL 1889
Halosaurus guentheri Eastern Atlantic 60 TL 1896
Halosaurus johnsonianus Halosaur Eastern Atlantic 50 TL 1888
Halosaurus ovenii Eastern Atlantic 60 TL 1864
Halosaurus pectoralis Australian halosaur Southwest Pacific. 68 TL 1926
Halosaurus radiatus Eastern Pacific 1899
Halosaurus ridgwayi Western Central Pacific. 1934
Halosaurus sinensis Northwest Pacific 1974



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