SELECT DISTINCT SPECIES.Genus AS ResultField1, SPECIES.Species AS ResultField2, SPECIES.Author AS ResultField3, SPECIES.FBname AS ResultField4, SPECIES.FamCode AS ResultField5, SPECIES.SpecCode AS ID_Field, SPECIES.Length AS ResultField6, SPECIES.LTypeMaxM AS ResultField7, SPECIES.LengthFemale AS ResultField20, SPECIES.LTypeMaxF AS ResultField21, synonyms.year, FAMILIES.CommonName, FAMILIES.Family FROM (SPECIES LEFT JOIN synonyms ON SPECIES.SpecCode = synonyms.SpecCode) INNER JOIN FAMILIES ON SPECIES.FamCode = FAMILIES.FamCode WHERE (FAMILIES.FamCode =SPECIES.FamCode) AND (synonyms.valid <> 0) And ((FAMILIES.FamCode)=472) AND ((Families.Order)= 'Ophidiiformes') AND ((Species.Genus) = 'Diancistrus') AND ((Species.Subfamily) = 'Brosmophycinae') And ((FAMILIES.Class)='Actinopterygii') ORDER BY species.genus, species.species Fish Identification
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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Ophidiiformes
Family: Bythitidae Viviparous brotulas
Subfamily: Brosmophycinae
Genus: Diancistrus

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Photo by W. Schwarzhans et al.

Central Pacific
Max. Length 3.2 cm SL
Diancistrus alatus Schwarzhans, Møller & Nielsen, 2005

Photo by W. Schwarzhans et al.
 
Diancistrus alatus
[Winged coralbrotula]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 7 cm SL
Diancistrus alleni Schwarzhans, Møller & Nielsen, 2005

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Diancistrus alleni
[Allen's coralbrotula]

Photo by W. Schwarzhans et al.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 10.2 cm SL
Diancistrus altidorsalis Schwarzhans, Møller & Nielsen, 2005

Photo by W. Schwarzhans et al.
 
Diancistrus altidorsalis
[Humpbacked coralbrotula]

Photo by W. Schwarzhans et al.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 5.8 cm SL
Diancistrus atollorum Schwarzhans, Møller & Nielsen, 2005

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Diancistrus atollorum
[Atoll coralbrotula]

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Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 14.9 cm TL
Diancistrus beateae Schwarzhans, Møller & Nielsen, 2005

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Diancistrus beateae
[Beate's coralbrotula]

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Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 5.9 cm SL
Diancistrus brevirostris Schwarzhans, Møller & Nielsen, 2005

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Diancistrus brevirostris
[Shortnosed coralbrotula]

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Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 8.3 cm SL
Diancistrus eremitus Schwarzhans, Møller & Nielsen, 2005

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Diancistrus eremitus
[Lonely coralbrotula]

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Western Pacific
Max. Length 7 cm SL
Diancistrus erythraeus (Fowler, 1946)

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Diancistrus erythraeus
[Red viviparous brotula]

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Central Pacific
Max. Length 4.9 cm SL
Diancistrus fijiensis Schwarzhans, Møller & Nielsen, 2005

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Diancistrus fijiensis
[Fiji coralbrotula]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 7 cm SL
Diancistrus fuscus (Fowler, 1946)

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Diancistrus fuscus
[Dusky brotulid]

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Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 7.9 cm SL
Diancistrus jackrandalli Schwarzhans, Møller & Nielsen, 2005

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Diancistrus jackrandalli
[Randall's coralbrotula]

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Western Pacific
Max. Length 7.9 cm SL
Diancistrus jeffjohnsoni Schwarzhans, Møller & Nielsen, 2005

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Diancistrus jeffjohnsoni
[Johnson's coralbrotula]

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Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 8.2 cm SL
Diancistrus karinae Schwarzhans, Møller & Nielsen, 2005

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Diancistrus karinae
[Karin's coralbrotula]

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Southeastern Pacific
Max. Length 10.2 cm SL
Diancistrus katrineae Schwarzhans, Møller & Nielsen, 2005

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Diancistrus katrineae
[Katrine's coralbrotula]

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Western Pacific
Max. Length 4.6 cm SL
Diancistrus leisi Schwarzhans, Møller & Nielsen, 2005

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Diancistrus leisi
[Leis' coralbrotula]

Photo by FAO

Western Pacific
Max. Length 7.6 cm SL
Diancistrus longifilis Ogilby, 1899

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Diancistrus longifilis
[Twinhook cusk]

Photo by W. Schwarzhans et al.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 6 cm SL
Diancistrus machidai Schwarzhans, Møller & Nielsen, 2005

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Diancistrus machidai
[Machida's coralbrotula]

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Central Pacific
Max. Length 6.7 cm SL
Diancistrus manciporus Schwarzhans, Møller & Nielsen, 2005

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Diancistrus manciporus
[Few-pored coralbrotula]

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Western Pacific
Max. Length 6 cm SL
Diancistrus mcgroutheri Schwarzhans, Møller & Nielsen, 2005

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Diancistrus mcgroutheri
[Mcgrouther's coralbrotula]

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Central Pacific
Max. Length 7.6 cm SL
Diancistrus mennei Schwarzhans, Møller & Nielsen, 2005

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Diancistrus mennei
[Menne's coralbrotula]

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Western Pacific
Max. Length 4.5 cm SL
Diancistrus niger Schwarzhans, Møller & Nielsen, 2005

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Diancistrus niger
[Dark coralbrotula]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 10.3 cm SL
Diancistrus novaeguineae (Machida, 1996)

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Diancistrus novaeguineae
[New guinea viviparous brotula]

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Central Pacific
Max. Length 8.2 cm SL
Diancistrus pohnpeiensis Schwarzhans, Møller & Nielsen, 2005

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Diancistrus pohnpeiensis
[Pohnpei coralbrotula]

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Central Pacific
Max. Length 5.2 cm SL
Diancistrus robustus Schwarzhans, Møller & Nielsen, 2005

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Diancistrus robustus
[Robust coralbrotula]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 4.8 cm SL
Diancistrus springeri Schwarzhans, Møller & Nielsen, 2005

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Diancistrus springeri
[Springer's coralbrotula]

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Central Pacific
Max. Length 5.8 cm SL
Diancistrus tongaensis Schwarzhans, Møller & Nielsen, 2005

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Diancistrus tongaensis
[Tonga coralbrotula]

Photo by Hadiaty, R.K.

Asia
Max. Length 8 cm SL
Diancistrus typhlops Nielsen, Schwarzhans & Hadiaty, 2009

Photo by Hadiaty, R.K.
 
Diancistrus typhlops
[]

Photo by W. Schwarzhans et al.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 7.2 cm SL
Diancistrus vietnamensis Schwarzhans, Møller & Nielsen, 2005

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Diancistrus vietnamensis
[Vietnam coralbrotula]



28 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Diancistrus alatus Winged coralbrotula Central Pacific 3.2 SL 2005
Diancistrus alleni Allen's coralbrotula Indo-West Pacific 7 SL 2005
Diancistrus altidorsalis Humpbacked coralbrotula Western Pacific 10.2 SL 2005
Diancistrus atollorum Atoll coralbrotula Western Central Pacific 5.8 SL 2005
Diancistrus beateae Beate's coralbrotula Pacific Ocean 14.9 TL 2005
Diancistrus brevirostris Shortnosed coralbrotula Western Central Pacific 5.9 SL 2005
Diancistrus eremitus Lonely coralbrotula Western Central Pacific 8.3 SL 2005
Diancistrus erythraeus Red viviparous brotula Western Pacific 7 SL 1946
Diancistrus fijiensis Fiji coralbrotula Central Pacific 4.9 SL 2005
Diancistrus fuscus Dusky brotulid Western Pacific 7 SL 1946
Diancistrus jackrandalli Randall's coralbrotula Northwest Pacific 7.9 SL 2005
Diancistrus jeffjohnsoni Johnson's coralbrotula Western Pacific 7.9 SL 2005
Diancistrus karinae Karin's coralbrotula Western Central Pacific 8.2 SL 2005
Diancistrus katrineae Katrine's coralbrotula Southeastern Pacific 10.2 SL 2005
Diancistrus leisi Leis' coralbrotula Western Pacific 4.6 SL 2005
Diancistrus longifilis Twinhook cusk Western Pacific 7.6 SL 1899
Diancistrus machidai Machida's coralbrotula Western Pacific 6 SL 2005
Diancistrus manciporus Few-pored coralbrotula Central Pacific 6.7 SL 2005
Diancistrus mcgroutheri Mcgrouther's coralbrotula Western Pacific 6 SL 2005
Diancistrus mennei Menne's coralbrotula Central Pacific 7.6 SL 2005
Diancistrus niger Dark coralbrotula Western Pacific 4.5 SL 2005
Diancistrus novaeguineae New guinea viviparous brotula Western Central Pacific 10.3 SL 1996
Diancistrus pohnpeiensis Pohnpei coralbrotula Central Pacific 8.2 SL 2005
Diancistrus robustus Robust coralbrotula Central Pacific 5.2 SL 2005
Diancistrus springeri Springer's coralbrotula Western Pacific 4.8 SL 2005
Diancistrus tongaensis Tonga coralbrotula Central Pacific 5.8 SL 2005
Diancistrus typhlops Asia 8 SL 2009
Diancistrus vietnamensis Vietnam coralbrotula Western Pacific 7.2 SL 2005



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