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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Lophiiformes
Family: Linophrynidae Leftvents

Genus: Linophryne

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Northeast Atlantic
Max. Length 23.1 cm TL
Linophryne algibarbata Waterman, 1939

Photo by Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada
 
Linophryne algibarbata
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 3.2 cm SL

 
Linophryne andersoni
[]



Atlantic Ocean
Max. Length 7.7 cm SL
Linophryne arborifera Regan, 1925

Photo by Photo by Reiner, F.
 
Linophryne arborifera
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.1 cm

 
Linophryne arcturi
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Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 6.1 cm SL
Linophryne argyresca Regan & Trewavas, 1932

Photo by Photo by Pohl, R.E.
 
Linophryne argyresca
[]



Northwestern Atlantic and
Max. Length 18.5 cm SL
Linophryne bicornis Parr, 1927

Photo by Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada
 
Linophryne bicornis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 3.8 cm SL

 
Linophryne bipennata
[]
No picture found


 
Linophryne brevibarbata
[]



Atlantic Ocean
Max. Length 22.5 cm
Linophryne coronata Parr, 1927

Photo by Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada
 
Linophryne coronata
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 9 cm SL

 
Linophryne densiramus
[Thickbranch angler]
No picture found

Max. Length 3.7 cm SL

 
Linophryne escaramosa
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Indo-Pacific.
Max. Length 4.3 cm SL
Linophryne indica (Brauer, 1902)

Photo by Photo by Pohl, R.E.
 
Linophryne indica
[Headlight angler]



North Atlantic, from off
Max. Length 27.5 cm SL
Linophryne lucifer Collett, 1886

Photo by Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada
 
Linophryne lucifer
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No picture found

Max. Length 9.1 cm SL

 
Linophryne macrodon
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No picture found


 
Linophryne maderensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.4 cm SL

 
Linophryne parini
[]



Atlantic Ocean
Max. Length 4.7 cm
Linophryne pennibarbata Bertelsen, 1980

Photo by Photo by Reiner, F.
 
Linophryne pennibarbata
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.5 cm TL

 
Linophryne polypogon
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No picture found


 
Linophryne quinqueramosa
[]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 8.2 cm
Linophryne racemifera Regan & Trewavas, 1932

Photo by Photo by Pohl, R.E.
 
Linophryne racemifera
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 3.8 cm NG

 
Linophryne sexfilis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.4 cm SL

 
Linophryne trewavasae
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22 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Linophryne algibarbata Northeast Atlantic 23.1 TL 1939
Linophryne andersoni Eastern Central Pacific 3.2 SL 1992
Linophryne arborifera Atlantic Ocean 7.7 SL 1925
Linophryne arcturi Eastern Atlantic 5.1 1926
Linophryne argyresca Eastern Indian Ocean 6.1 SL 1932
Linophryne bicornis Northwestern Atlantic and 18.5 SL 1927
Linophryne bipennata Eastern Indian Ocean 3.8 SL 1982
Linophryne brevibarbata North Atlantic 1932
Linophryne coronata Atlantic Ocean 22.5 1927
Linophryne densiramus Thickbranch angler Atlantic Ocean 9 SL 1941
Linophryne escaramosa Eastern Central Pacific 3.7 SL 1982
Linophryne indica Headlight angler Indo-Pacific. 4.3 SL 1902
Linophryne lucifer North Atlantic, from off 27.5 SL 1886
Linophryne macrodon Eastern Central Pacific 9.1 SL 1925
Linophryne maderensis Eastern Central Atlantic 1961
Linophryne parini Southeast Atlantic 6.4 SL 1980
Linophryne pennibarbata Atlantic Ocean 4.7 1980
Linophryne polypogon Eastern Central Atlantic 4.5 TL 1925
Linophryne quinqueramosa Eastern Central Pacific 1947
Linophryne racemifera Eastern Atlantic 8.2 1932
Linophryne sexfilis Eastern Central Atlantic 3.8 NG 1973
Linophryne trewavasae Western Central Pacific 7.4 SL 1978



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