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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Centrolophidae Medusafishes

Genus: Schedophilus

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Southwest Atlantic.

 
Schedophilus griseolineatus
[]

Photo by Béarez, P.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 75 cm TL
Schedophilus haedrichi Chirichigno F., 1973

Photo by Béarez, P.
 
Schedophilus haedrichi
[Mocosa ruff]

Photo by FAO

Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 90 cm TL
Schedophilus huttoni (Waite, 1910)

Photo by FAO
 
Schedophilus huttoni
[New Zealand ruffe]

Photo by FAO

Southern Ocean
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Schedophilus maculatus Günther, 1860

Photo by FAO
 
Schedophilus maculatus
[Pelagic butterfish]

Photo by Bañón Díaz, R.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 55 cm TL
Schedophilus medusophagus (Cocco, 1839)

Photo by Bañón Díaz, R.
 
Schedophilus medusophagus
[Cornish blackfish]

Photo by Cambraia Duarte, P.M.N. (c)ImagDOP

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 100 cm TL
Schedophilus ovalis (Cuvier, 1833)

Photo by Cambraia Duarte, P.M.N. (c)ImagDOP
 
Schedophilus ovalis
[Imperial blackfish]

Photo by FAO

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Schedophilus pemarco (Poll, 1959)

Photo by FAO
 
Schedophilus pemarco
[Pemarco blackfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 100 cm TL
Schedophilus velaini (Sauvage, 1879)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Schedophilus velaini
[Violet warehou]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Schedophilus griseolineatus Southwest Atlantic. 1937
Schedophilus haedrichi Mocosa ruff Eastern Pacific 75 TL 1973
Schedophilus huttoni New Zealand ruffe Southwest Pacific 90 TL 1910
Schedophilus maculatus Pelagic butterfish Southern Ocean 30 TL 1860
Schedophilus medusophagus Cornish blackfish Eastern Atlantic 55 TL 1839
Schedophilus ovalis Imperial blackfish Eastern Atlantic 100 TL 1833
Schedophilus pemarco Pemarco blackfish Eastern Atlantic 50 TL 1959
Schedophilus velaini Violet warehou Eastern Atlantic 100 TL 1879



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