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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Aulopiformes
Family: Synodontidae Lizardfishes
Subfamily: Synodontinae
Genus: Trachinocephalus

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Max. Length 12.5 cm SL

 
Trachinocephalus gauguini
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Atlantic Ocean
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Trachinocephalus myops (Forster, 1801)

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Trachinocephalus myops
[Snakefish]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 22.8 cm SL
Trachinocephalus trachinus (Temminck & Schlegel, 1846)

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Trachinocephalus trachinus
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Trachinocephalus gauguini Eastern Central Pacific 12.5 SL 2016
Trachinocephalus myops Snakefish Atlantic Ocean 25 TL 1801
Trachinocephalus trachinus Indo-Pacific 22.8 SL 1846



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