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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Stichaeidae Pricklebacks
Subfamily: Stichaeinae
Genus: Stichaeus

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Stichaeus fuscus Northwest Pacific 7.9 SL 1986
Stichaeus grigorjewi Northwest Pacific 60 TL 1890
Stichaeus nozawae Northwest Pacific 60 TL 1902
Stichaeus ochriamkini Northwest Pacific 40 TL 1935
Stichaeus punctatus pulcherrimus Northwest Pacific 1935
Stichaeus punctatus punctatus Arctic shanny North Pacific 22 TL 1780



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