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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Lophiiformes
Family: Ogcocephalidae Batfishes

Genus: Dibranchus

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Dibranchus accinctus Western Indian Ocean. 17.5 SL 1999
Dibranchus atlanticus Atlantic batfish Western Atlantic 39.4 TL 1876
Dibranchus cracens Southeast Pacific 12.8 SL 1999
Dibranchus discors Southeast Pacific 10.8 SL 1999
Dibranchus erinaceus Eastern Pacific 11 SL 1899
Dibranchus hystrix Eastern Pacific 12.5 SL 1899
Dibranchus japonicus Japanese seabat Western Pacific 15.5 SL 1981
Dibranchus nasutus Indian Ocean 1891
Dibranchus nudivomer Eastern Pacific 11.2 SL 1899
Dibranchus sparsus Eastern Pacific 8.4 SL 1899
Dibranchus spinosus Eastern Pacific 14.9 SL 1899
Dibranchus spongiosa Eastern Central Pacific 13.3 SL 1890
Dibranchus tremendus Western Central Atlantic 19.2 SL 1999
Dibranchus velutinus Southeast Pacific 9.9 SL 1999



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