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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Scombriformes
Family: Centrolophidae Medusafishes

Genus: Icichthys

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Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 81 cm TL
Icichthys australis Haedrich, 1966

Photo by Photo by Reyes, P.
 
Icichthys australis
[Southern driftfish]



North Pacific
Max. Length 46 cm TL
Icichthys lockingtoni Jordan & Gilbert, 1880

Photo by Photo by Gotshall, D.W.
 
Icichthys lockingtoni
[Medusafish]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Icichthys australis Southern driftfish Eastern Indian Ocean 81 TL 1966
Icichthys lockingtoni Medusafish North Pacific 46 TL 1880



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