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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Ophidiiformes
Family: Ophidiidae Cusk-eels
Subfamily: Ophidiinae
Genus: Lepophidium

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Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 18.9 cm SL
Lepophidium aporrhox Robins, 1961

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Lepophidium aporrhox
[Dusky cusk eel]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 27.3 cm SL
Lepophidium brevibarbe (Cuvier, 1829)

Photo by Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory
 
Lepophidium brevibarbe
[Shortbeard cusk-eel]
No picture found

Max. Length 16.4 cm SL

 
Lepophidium collettei
[Brazilian cusk-eel]
No picture found

Max. Length 16.8 cm SL

 
Lepophidium crossotum
[Whitespot cusk-eel]
No picture found

Max. Length 30.8 cm SL

 
Lepophidium cultratum
[Blackear cusk-eel]
No picture found

Max. Length 25.6 cm SL

 
Lepophidium entomelan
[Blackthroat cusk-eel]
No picture found

Max. Length 17.2 cm SL

 
Lepophidium gilmorei
[Pepperfin cusk-eel]
No picture found

Max. Length 21.7 cm SL

 
Lepophidium hubbsi
[Panamic cusk-eel]
No picture found

Max. Length 19.6 cm SL

 
Lepophidium inca
[Incan cusk-eel]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 29.6 cm SL
Lepophidium jeannae Fowler, 1941

Photo by Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory
 
Lepophidium jeannae
[Mottled cusk-eel]
No picture found

Max. Length 16.6 cm SL

 
Lepophidium kallion
[Palenose cusk-eel]
No picture found

Max. Length 22.2 cm SL

 
Lepophidium marmoratum
[Marbled cusk-eel]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 41.5 cm TL
Lepophidium microlepis (Gilbert, 1890)

Photo by Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Lepophidium microlepis
[Silver cusk eel]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 52.7 cm SL
Lepophidium negropinna Hildebrand & Barton, 1949

Photo by Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Lepophidium negropinna
[Specklefin cusk eel]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 24.8 cm SL
Lepophidium pardale (Gilbert, 1890)

Photo by Photo by Amezcua Linares, F.
 
Lepophidium pardale
[Leopard cusk eel]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 27 cm SL
Lepophidium pheromystax Robins, 1960

Photo by Photo by JAMARC
 
Lepophidium pheromystax
[Blackedge cusk-eel]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 27 cm TL
Lepophidium profundorum (Gill, 1863)

Photo by Photo by Flescher, D.
 
Lepophidium profundorum
[Blackrim cusk-eel]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 29.5 cm SL
Lepophidium prorates (Jordan & Bollman, 1890)

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Lepophidium prorates
[Prowspine cusk eel]
No picture found

Max. Length 23 cm SL

 
Lepophidium robustum
[Robust cusk-eel]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 27.3 cm SL
Lepophidium staurophor Robins, 1959

Photo by Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory
 
Lepophidium staurophor
[Barred cusk-eel]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 24.6 cm SL
Lepophidium stigmatistium (Gilbert, 1890)

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Lepophidium stigmatistium
[Mexican cusk-eel]
No picture found

Max. Length 20.9 cm SL

 
Lepophidium wileyi
[Fringed cusk-eel]
No picture found

Max. Length 24.3 cm SL

 
Lepophidium zophochir
[Sooty cusk-eel]



23 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Lepophidium aporrhox Dusky cusk eel Western Central Atlantic 18.9 SL 1961
Lepophidium brevibarbe Shortbeard cusk-eel Western Atlantic 27.3 SL 1829
Lepophidium collettei Brazilian cusk-eel Western Atlantic 16.4 SL 2012
Lepophidium crossotum Whitespot cusk-eel Western Atlantic 16.8 SL 2012
Lepophidium cultratum Blackear cusk-eel Western Atlantic 30.8 SL 2012
Lepophidium entomelan Blackthroat cusk-eel Western Atlantic 25.6 SL 2012
Lepophidium gilmorei Pepperfin cusk-eel Western Atlantic 17.2 SL 2012
Lepophidium hubbsi Panamic cusk-eel Pacific Coast of northern 21.7 SL 1978
Lepophidium inca Incan cusk-eel Southeast Pacific 19.6 SL 1978
Lepophidium jeannae Mottled cusk-eel Western Atlantic 29.6 SL 1941
Lepophidium kallion Palenose cusk-eel Western Central Atlantic 16.6 SL 1959
Lepophidium marmoratum Marbled cusk-eel Western Central Atlantic 22.2 SL 1885
Lepophidium microlepis Silver cusk eel Eastern Pacific 41.5 TL 1890
Lepophidium negropinna Specklefin cusk eel Eastern Pacific 52.7 SL 1949
Lepophidium pardale Leopard cusk eel Eastern Pacific 24.8 SL 1890
Lepophidium pheromystax Blackedge cusk-eel Western Atlantic 27 SL 1960
Lepophidium profundorum Blackrim cusk-eel Western Atlantic 27 TL 1863
Lepophidium prorates Prowspine cusk eel Eastern Pacific 29.5 SL 1890
Lepophidium robustum Robust cusk-eel Western Atlantic 23 SL 2012
Lepophidium staurophor Barred cusk-eel Western Atlantic 27.3 SL 1959
Lepophidium stigmatistium Mexican cusk-eel Eastern Pacific 24.6 SL 1890
Lepophidium wileyi Fringed cusk-eel Western Atlanic Ocean 20.9 SL 2012
Lepophidium zophochir Sooty cusk-eel Western Atlantic 24.3 SL 2012



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