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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Aulopiformes
Family: Ipnopidae Deep-sea tripod fishes

Genus: Bathypterois

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Max. Length 19 cm SL

 
Bathypterois andriashevi
[]



Circumglobal, excluding t
Max. Length 20.4 cm SL
Bathypterois atricolor Alcock, 1896

Photo by Photo by Welter-Schultes, F.
 
Bathypterois atricolor
[Attenuated spider fish]
No picture found

Max. Length 13 cm SL

 
Bathypterois bigelowi
[]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 20.5 cm SL
Bathypterois dubius Vaillant, 1888

Photo by Photo by Serrano, A.
 
Bathypterois dubius
[Mediterranean spiderfish]



South Atlantic
Max. Length 26 cm TL
Bathypterois filiferus Gilchrist, 1906

Photo by Photo by SFSA
 
Bathypterois filiferus
[]
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Max. Length 43.4 cm TL

 
Bathypterois grallator
[Tripodfish]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 26 cm SL
Bathypterois guentheri Alcock, 1889

Photo by Photo by Reyes, R.B.
 
Bathypterois guentheri
[Tribute spiderfish]
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Bathypterois insularum
[]
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Bathypterois longicauda
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Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Bathypterois longifilis Günther, 1878

Photo by Photo by Graham, K.
 
Bathypterois longifilis
[Feeler fish]



Atlantic Ocean
Max. Length 24.9 cm SL
Bathypterois longipes Günther, 1878

Photo by Photo by Graham, K.
 
Bathypterois longipes
[Abyssal spiderfish]
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Bathypterois oddi
[]
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Max. Length 15.3 cm SL

 
Bathypterois parini
[]



Southeast Pacific

Bathypterois pectinatus Mead, 1959

Photo by Photo by Hooker, Y.
 
Bathypterois pectinatus
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Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 16 cm TL
Bathypterois perceptor Sulak, 1977

Photo by Photo by SFSA
 
Bathypterois perceptor
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Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 18 cm SL
Bathypterois phenax Parr, 1928

Photo by Photo by SFSA
 
Bathypterois phenax
[Blackfin spiderfish]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 18 cm SL
Bathypterois quadrifilis Günther, 1878

Photo by Photo by Ramjohn, D.D.
 
Bathypterois quadrifilis
[]
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Bathypterois ventralis
[Ventrad spiderfish]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 22.2 cm SL
Bathypterois viridensis (Roule, 1916)

Photo by Photo by Ramjohn, D.D.
 
Bathypterois viridensis
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19 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Bathypterois andriashevi Southwest Pacific 19 SL 1988
Bathypterois atricolor Attenuated spider fish Circumglobal, excluding t 20.4 SL 1896
Bathypterois bigelowi Western Central Atlantic 13 SL 1958
Bathypterois dubius Mediterranean spiderfish Eastern Atlantic 20.5 SL 1888
Bathypterois filiferus South Atlantic 26 TL 1906
Bathypterois grallator Tripodfish Tropical to warm temperat 43.4 TL 1886
Bathypterois guentheri Tribute spiderfish Indo-West Pacific 26 SL 1889
Bathypterois insularum Western Indian Ocean 1892
Bathypterois longicauda Southwest Pacific 1878
Bathypterois longifilis Feeler fish Southwest Pacific 30 TL 1878
Bathypterois longipes Abyssal spiderfish Atlantic Ocean 24.9 SL 1878
Bathypterois oddi Southwest Pacific and Sou 1977
Bathypterois parini Eastern Indian Ocean 15.3 SL 1988
Bathypterois pectinatus Southeast Pacific 1959
Bathypterois perceptor Western Indian Ocean 16 TL 1977
Bathypterois phenax Blackfin spiderfish Eastern Atlantic 18 SL 1928
Bathypterois quadrifilis Eastern Atlantic 18 SL 1878
Bathypterois ventralis Ventrad spiderfish Southeast Pacific 1899
Bathypterois viridensis Eastern Atlantic 22.2 SL 1916



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