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Family: Berycidae Alfonsinos



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Worldwide in temperate an
Max. Length 100 cm TL
Beryx decadactylus Cuvier, 1829

Photo by Photo by Cambraia Duarte, P.M.N. (c)ImagDOP
 
Beryx decadactylus
[Alfonsino]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm SL
Beryx mollis Abe, 1959

Photo by Photo by Borsa, P.
 
Beryx mollis
[]



Circumglobal, excluding t
Max. Length 70 cm TL
Beryx splendens Lowe, 1834

Photo by Photo by Fernández-Ovies, C.L.
 
Beryx splendens
[Splendid alfonsino]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 51 cm SL
Centroberyx affinis (Günther, 1859)

Photo by Photo by CSIRO
 
Centroberyx affinis
[Redfish]
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Max. Length 51 cm TL

 
Centroberyx australis
[Yelloweye nannygai]



Western Indian Ocean. We
Max. Length 23 cm TL
Centroberyx druzhinini (Busakhin, 1981)

Photo by Photo by National Museum of Marine Science and Technology, Taiwan
 
Centroberyx druzhinini
[]



Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 66 cm TL
Centroberyx gerrardi (Günther, 1887)

Photo by Photo by CSIRO
 
Centroberyx gerrardi
[Bight redfish]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 46 cm TL
Centroberyx lineatus (Cuvier, 1829)

Photo by Photo by Danna, P.
 
Centroberyx lineatus
[Swallow-tail]



Northwest Pacific

Centroberyx rubricaudus Liu & Shen, 1985

Photo by Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan
 
Centroberyx rubricaudus
[]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Centroberyx spinosus (Gilchrist, 1903)

Photo by Photo by SFSA
 
Centroberyx spinosus
[Short alfonsino]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Beryx decadactylus Alfonsino Worldwide in temperate an 100 TL 1829
Beryx mollis Northwest Pacific 30 SL 1959
Beryx splendens Splendid alfonsino Circumglobal, excluding t 70 TL 1834
Centroberyx affinis Redfish Western Pacific 51 SL 1859
Centroberyx australis Yelloweye nannygai Eastern Indian Ocean 51 TL 1987
Centroberyx druzhinini Western Indian Ocean. We 23 TL 1981
Centroberyx gerrardi Bight redfish Eastern Indian Ocean 66 TL 1887
Centroberyx lineatus Swallow-tail Western Indian Ocean 46 TL 1829
Centroberyx rubricaudus Northwest Pacific 1985
Centroberyx spinosus Short alfonsino Western Indian Ocean 20 TL 1903



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