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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Batrachoidiformes
Family: Batrachoididae Toadfishes
Subfamily: Thalassophryninae
Genus: Thalassophryne

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Thalassophryne amazonica South America 9.3 SL 1876
Thalassophryne maculosa Cano toadfish Western Central Atlantic 20 TL 1861
Thalassophryne megalops Western Central Atlantic 1910
Thalassophryne montevidensis Southwest Atlantic 14.4 NG 1893
Thalassophryne nattereri Western Atlantic 14.0 SL 1876
Thalassophryne punctata Southwest Atlantic 15.8 SL 1876



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