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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Aulopiformes
Family: Scopelarchidae Pearleyes

Genus: Scopelarchus

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Circumglobal in warm wate
Max. Length 12.6 cm SL
Scopelarchus analis (Brauer, 1902)

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Scopelarchus analis
[Short fin pearleye]

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Atlantic Ocean
Max. Length 12 cm SL
Scopelarchus guentheri Alcock, 1896

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Scopelarchus guentheri
[Staring pearleye]

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Atlantic, Indian and Paci
Max. Length 10.2 cm SL
Scopelarchus michaelsarsi Koefoed, 1955

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Scopelarchus michaelsarsi
[Bigfin pearleye]
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Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 6.2 cm SL

Scopelarchus stephensi

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Scopelarchus analis Short fin pearleye Circumglobal in warm wate 12.6 SL 1902
Scopelarchus guentheri Staring pearleye Atlantic Ocean 12 SL 1896
Scopelarchus michaelsarsi Bigfin pearleye Atlantic, Indian and Paci 10.2 SL 1955
Scopelarchus stephensi Northwest Pacific 6.2 SL 1974

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