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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Scombriformes
Family: Gempylidae Snake mackerels

Genus: Neoepinnula

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3 species
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Western Atlantic
Max. Length 22 cm SL
Neoepinnula americana (Grey, 1953)

Photo by Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory
 
Neoepinnula americana
[American sackfish]
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Max. Length 32.7 cm SL

 
Neoepinnula minetomai
[Large-eyed sackfish]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm SL
Neoepinnula orientalis (Gilchrist & von Bonde, 1924)

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Neoepinnula orientalis
[Sackfish]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Neoepinnula americana American sackfish Western Atlantic 22 SL 1953
Neoepinnula minetomai Large-eyed sackfish Northwest Pacific 32.7 SL 2014
Neoepinnula orientalis Sackfish Indo-West Pacific 30 SL 1924



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