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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Ophidiiformes
Family: Bythitidae Viviparous brotulas
Subfamily: Bythitinae
Genus: Saccogaster

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Saccogaster brayae Eastern Indian Ocean 3.6 SL 2012
Saccogaster hawaii Eastern Central Pacific 6.9 SL 1972
Saccogaster horrida Eastern Indian Ocean. Au 5.9 SL 2012
Saccogaster maculata Indian Ocean 8.7 SL 1889
Saccogaster nikoliviae Eastern Indian Ocean 6.9 SL 2012
Saccogaster parva Southwest Atlantic 5.8 SL 1972
Saccogaster staigeri Western Central Atlantic 9.3 SL 1972
Saccogaster tuberculata Bagbelly cusk Indo-Pacific 16 SL 1966



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