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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Osmeriformes
Family: Alepocephalidae Slickheads

Genus: Bathytroctes

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Max. Length 30.3 cm SL

 
Bathytroctes breviceps
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Bathytroctes elegans
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Max. Length 21.8 cm SL

 
Bathytroctes inspector
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Max. Length 24.2 cm SL

 
Bathytroctes macrognathus
[]



Atlantic, Indian and Paci
Max. Length 40 cm SL
Bathytroctes macrolepis Günther, 1887

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Bathytroctes macrolepis
[Koefoed's smooth-head]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 37 cm SL
Bathytroctes michaelsarsi Koefoed, 1927

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Bathytroctes michaelsarsi
[Michael Sars smooth-head]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 32.3 cm SL
Bathytroctes microlepis Günther, 1878

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Bathytroctes microlepis
[Smallscale smooth-head]
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Max. Length 32.3 cm SL

 
Bathytroctes oligolepis
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Max. Length 10.8 cm SL

 
Bathytroctes pappenheimi
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Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 30.6 cm SL
Bathytroctes squamosus Alcock, 1890

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Bathytroctes squamosus
[Deepscale slickhead]
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Bathytroctes zugmayeri
[Zugmayer's slickhead]



11 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Bathytroctes breviceps Indian Ocean. 30.3 SL 1999
Bathytroctes elegans Western Indian Ocean 1979
Bathytroctes inspector Eastern Central Pacific. 21.8 SL 1899
Bathytroctes macrognathus Indian Ocean 24.2 SL 1999
Bathytroctes macrolepis Koefoed's smooth-head Atlantic, Indian and Paci 40 SL 1887
Bathytroctes michaelsarsi Michael Sars smooth-head Eastern Atlantic 37 SL 1927
Bathytroctes microlepis Smallscale smooth-head Eastern Atlantic 32.3 SL 1878
Bathytroctes oligolepis Eastern Central Atlantic 32.3 SL 1970
Bathytroctes pappenheimi Western Pacific 10.8 SL 1934
Bathytroctes squamosus Deepscale slickhead Western Indian Ocean 30.6 SL 1890
Bathytroctes zugmayeri Zugmayer's slickhead Western Central Pacific 1934



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