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Family: Bathyclupeidae Deepsea herring



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Indian Ocean
Max. Length 18 cm SL
Bathyclupea hoskynii Alcock, 1891

Photo by Photo by Mullasseri, S.
 
Bathyclupea hoskynii
[Indian deepsea herring]
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Max. Length 14.2 cm SL

 
Bathyclupea nikparini
[Deepsea herring]
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Max. Length 13.2 cm SL

 
Bathyclupea schroederi
[Schroeder’s deepsea herring]



Western Atlantic. Western
Max. Length 21.1 cm TL
Neobathyclupea argentea (Goode & Bean, 1896)

Photo by Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory
 
Neobathyclupea argentea
[West Atlantic (silver) deepsea herring]



Southern Hemisphere
Max. Length 17.8 cm TL
Neobathyclupea elongata (Trunov, 1975)

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Neobathyclupea elongata
[Slender (southern) deepsea herring]
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Max. Length 17.4 cm SL

 
Neobathyclupea gracilis
[West Pacific (dwarf) deepsea herring]
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Max. Length 20.5 cm SL

 
Neobathyclupea japanotaiwana
[North Pacific deepsea herring]
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Neobathyclupea malayana
[Malaysian deepsea herring]
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Max. Length 21 cm SL

 
Neobathyclupea megaceps
[Big-headed deepsea herring]



9 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Bathyclupea hoskynii Indian deepsea herring Indian Ocean 18 SL 1891
Bathyclupea nikparini Deepsea herring Northwestern Pacific 14.2 SL 2014
Bathyclupea schroederi Schroeder’s deepsea herring Western Central Atlantic 13.2 SL 1962
Neobathyclupea argentea West Atlantic (silver) deepsea herring Western Atlantic. Western 21.1 TL 1896
Neobathyclupea elongata Slender (southern) deepsea herring Southern Hemisphere 17.8 TL 1975
Neobathyclupea gracilis West Pacific (dwarf) deepsea herring Western Pacific from Taiw 17.4 SL 1938
Neobathyclupea japanotaiwana North Pacific deepsea herring Northwest Pacific 20.5 SL 2014
Neobathyclupea malayana Malaysian deepsea herring Indo-West Pacific 1913
Neobathyclupea megaceps Big-headed deepsea herring Western Central Pacific 21 SL 1938



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