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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Alepocephaliformes
Family: Alepocephalidae Slickheads

Genus: Leptochilichthys

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Max. Length 30.8 cm SL

 
Leptochilichthys agassizii
[Agassiz' smooth-head]
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Max. Length 30.3 cm SL

 
Leptochilichthys microlepis
[Smallscale smoothhead]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 24.3 cm SL
Leptochilichthys pinguis (Vaillant, 1886)

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Leptochilichthys pinguis
[Vaillant's smooth-head]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Leptochilichthys agassizii Agassiz' smooth-head Eastern Atlantic 30.8 SL 1899
Leptochilichthys microlepis Smallscale smoothhead Northwest Pacific 30.3 SL 1988
Leptochilichthys pinguis Vaillant's smooth-head Eastern Atlantic 24.3 SL 1886



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