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Family: Salangidae Icefishes or noodlefishes



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Hemisalanx brachyrostralis Asia 13.6 TL 1934
Leucosoma reevesii Asia 1831
Neosalangichthys ishikawae Asia 7.4 SL 1913
Neosalanx anderssoni Northwest Pacific 7.9 SL 1923
Neosalanx argentea Asia 1932
Neosalanx brevirostris Northwest Pacific 7 SL 1923
Neosalanx hubbsi Asia. 1937
Neosalanx jordani Northwest Pacific 5.8 SL 1937
Neosalanx oligodontis Asia 6.8 TL 1956
Neosalanx pseudotaihuensis Asia 7.8 TL 1987
Neosalanx reganius Asia 7 TL 1937
Neosalanx taihuensis Asia 7.8 TL 1956
Neosalanx tangkahkeii Chinese icefish Asia 7.8 SL 1931
Protosalanx chinensis Asia 17 TL 1855
Protosalanx hyalocranius Clearhead icefish Northwest Pacific 22.5 SL 1901
Salangichthys microdon Japanese icefish Northwest Pacific 10 TL 1860
Salanx ariakensis Northwest Pacific 14.7 SL 1902
Salanx chinensis Chinese noodlefish Northwest Pacific 16.1 SL 1765
Salanx cuvieri Noodlefish Northwest Pacific 15.3 SL 1850
Salanx prognathus Northwest Pacific. 13.9 TL 1908



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