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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Alepocephaliformes
Family: Alepocephalidae Slickheads

Genus: Bathylaco

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Bathylaco macrophthalmus
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Max. Length 29.1 cm SL

 
Bathylaco nielseni
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Max. Length 36 cm SL

 
Bathylaco nigricans
[Black warrior]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Bathylaco macrophthalmus Eastern Pacific 1968
Bathylaco nielseni Eastern Central Atlantic 29.1 SL 1980
Bathylaco nigricans Black warrior Circumglobal in warmer wa 36 SL 1896



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