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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Ophidiiformes
Family: Bythitidae Viviparous brotulas
Subfamily: Bythitinae
Genus: Diplacanthopoma

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Diplacanthopoma alcockii
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Western Atlantic
Max. Length 10.2 cm SL
Diplacanthopoma brachysoma Günther, 1887

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Diplacanthopoma brachysoma
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Diplacanthopoma brunnea
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Max. Length 40 cm SL

 
Diplacanthopoma japonicus
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Max. Length 44.7 cm TL

 
Diplacanthopoma jordani
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Diplacanthopoma kreffti
[Deepbody cusk]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Diplacanthopoma nigripinnis Gilchrist & von Bonde, 1924

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Diplacanthopoma nigripinnis
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Diplacanthopoma raniceps
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Diplacanthopoma riversandersoni
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9 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Diplacanthopoma alcockii Eastern Indian Ocean 1896
Diplacanthopoma brachysoma Western Atlantic 10.2 SL 1887
Diplacanthopoma brunnea Western Central Pacific 1913
Diplacanthopoma japonicus Northwest Pacific 40 SL 1887
Diplacanthopoma jordani Eastern Pacific. 44.7 TL 1899
Diplacanthopoma kreffti Deepbody cusk Eastern Indian Ocean 2002
Diplacanthopoma nigripinnis Western Indian Ocean 30 TL 1924
Diplacanthopoma raniceps Indian Ocean 1898
Diplacanthopoma riversandersoni Western Indian Ocean 1895



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