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Family: Oreosomatidae Oreos



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Allocyttus folletti Oxeye oreo North Pacific 42 TL 1960
Allocyttus guineensis Guinea oreo Eastern Atlantic 23.2 SL 1982
Allocyttus niger Black oreo Southwest Pacific 47 TL 1988
Allocyttus verrucosus Warty dory Eastern Atlantic 42.5 TL 1906
Neocyttus acanthorhynchus Indian Ocean 15.2 SL 1908
Neocyttus helgae False boarfish North Atlantic 30.5 TL 1908
Neocyttus psilorhynchus Rough oreodory Indo-West Pacific 22.4 SL 1998
Neocyttus rhomboidalis Spiky oreo Southeast Atlantic 40 SL 1906
Oreosoma atlanticum Ox-eyed oreo Southeast Atlantic and We 21 TL 1829
Pseudocyttus maculatus Smooth oreo dory Southwest Atlantic 68 TL 1906



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