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Family: Dinematichthyidae



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Max. Length 7.2 cm SL

 
Alionematichthys ceylonensis
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Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 6.3 cm SL
Alionematichthys crassiceps Møller & Schwarzhans, 2008

Photo by Photo by W. Schwarzhans & P. R. Møller
 
Alionematichthys crassiceps
[Bighead viviparous brotula]
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Max. Length 7.8 cm SL

 
Alionematichthys minyomma
[]



Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 4.1 cm SL
Alionematichthys phuketensis Møller & Schwarzhans, 2008

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Alionematichthys phuketensis
[Phuket viviparous brotula]



Eastern Indian Ocean to W
Max. Length 8.4 cm SL
Alionematichthys piger (Alcock, 1890)

Photo by Photo by P.R. Møller & W. Schwarzhans
 
Alionematichthys piger
[Whiskered viviparous brotula]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 7.9 cm SL
Alionematichthys plicatosurculus Møller & Schwarzhans, 2008

Photo by Photo by P.R. Møller & W. Schwarzhans
 
Alionematichthys plicatosurculus
[Folded viviparous brotula]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 7.9 cm SL
Alionematichthys riukiuensis (Aoyagi, 1954)

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Alionematichthys riukiuensis
[Bigeye cusk]
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Max. Length 5.9 cm SL

 
Alionematichthys samoaensis
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Max. Length 4.2 cm SL

 
Alionematichthys shinoharai
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Max. Length 4.9 cm SL

 
Alionematichthys suluensis
[Sulu viviparous brotula]
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Max. Length 8.8 cm SL

 
Alionematichthys winterbottomi
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Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 12 cm SL
Dinematichthys iluocoeteoides Bleeker, 1855

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Dinematichthys iluocoeteoides
[Yellow pigmy brotula]



Endemic to the Christmas
Max. Length 5.8 cm SL
Dinematichthys trilobatus Møller & Schwarzhans, 2008

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Dinematichthys trilobatus
[Trilobed viviparous brotula]



Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 13.6 cm SL
Porocephalichthys dasyrhynchus (Cohen & Hutchins, 1982)

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Porocephalichthys dasyrhynchus
[Shaggy cusk]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Alionematichthys ceylonensis Eastern Indian Ocean 7.2 SL 2008
Alionematichthys crassiceps Bighead viviparous brotula Eastern Indian Ocean 6.3 SL 2008
Alionematichthys minyomma Western Central Atlantic 7.8 SL 1987
Alionematichthys phuketensis Phuket viviparous brotula Eastern Indian Ocean 4.1 SL 2008
Alionematichthys piger Whiskered viviparous brotula Eastern Indian Ocean to W 8.4 SL 1890
Alionematichthys plicatosurculus Folded viviparous brotula Western Pacific 7.9 SL 2008
Alionematichthys riukiuensis Bigeye cusk Western Pacific 7.9 SL 1954
Alionematichthys samoaensis Eastern Central Pacific 5.9 SL 2008
Alionematichthys shinoharai Northwest Pacific 4.2 SL 2008
Alionematichthys suluensis Sulu viviparous brotula Western Pacific 4.9 SL 2008
Alionematichthys winterbottomi Western Central Pacific 8.8 SL 2008
Dinematichthys iluocoeteoides Yellow pigmy brotula Eastern Indian Ocean 12 SL 1855
Dinematichthys trilobatus Trilobed viviparous brotula Endemic to the Christmas 5.8 SL 2008
Porocephalichthys dasyrhynchus Shaggy cusk Eastern Indian Ocean 13.6 SL 1982



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