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Family: Oreosomatidae Oreos



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North Pacific
Max. Length 42 cm TL
Allocyttus folletti Myers, 1960

Photo by Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada
 
Allocyttus folletti
[Oxeye oreo]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 23.2 cm SL
Allocyttus guineensis Trunov & Kukuev, 1982

Photo by Photo by SFSA
 
Allocyttus guineensis
[Guinea oreo]



Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 47 cm TL
Allocyttus niger James, Inada & Nakamura, 1988

Photo by Photo by SeaFIC
 
Allocyttus niger
[Black oreo]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 42.5 cm TL
Allocyttus verrucosus (Gilchrist, 1906)

Photo by Photo by Bañón Díaz, R.
 
Allocyttus verrucosus
[Warty dory]
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Max. Length 15.2 cm SL

 
Neocyttus acanthorhynchus
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North Atlantic
Max. Length 30.5 cm TL
Neocyttus helgae (Holt & Byrne, 1908)

Photo by Photo by Orlov, A.
 
Neocyttus helgae
[False boarfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 22.4 cm SL

 
Neocyttus psilorhynchus
[Rough oreodory]



Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 40 cm SL
Neocyttus rhomboidalis Gilchrist, 1906

Photo by Photo by CSIRO
 
Neocyttus rhomboidalis
[Spiky oreo]



Southeast Atlantic and We
Max. Length 21 cm TL
Oreosoma atlanticum Cuvier, 1829

Photo by Photo by CSIRO
 
Oreosoma atlanticum
[Ox-eyed oreo]



Southwest Atlantic
Max. Length 68 cm TL
Pseudocyttus maculatus Gilchrist, 1906

Photo by Photo by SeaFIC
 
Pseudocyttus maculatus
[Smooth oreo dory]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Allocyttus folletti Oxeye oreo North Pacific 42 TL 1960
Allocyttus guineensis Guinea oreo Eastern Atlantic 23.2 SL 1982
Allocyttus niger Black oreo Southwest Pacific 47 TL 1988
Allocyttus verrucosus Warty dory Eastern Atlantic 42.5 TL 1906
Neocyttus acanthorhynchus Indian Ocean 15.2 SL 1908
Neocyttus helgae False boarfish North Atlantic 30.5 TL 1908
Neocyttus psilorhynchus Rough oreodory Indo-West Pacific 22.4 SL 1998
Neocyttus rhomboidalis Spiky oreo Southeast Atlantic 40 SL 1906
Oreosoma atlanticum Ox-eyed oreo Southeast Atlantic and We 21 TL 1829
Pseudocyttus maculatus Smooth oreo dory Southwest Atlantic 68 TL 1906



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