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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Osmeriformes
Family: Argentinidae Argentines or herring smelts

Genus: Glossanodon

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Max. Length 19.1 cm SL

 
Glossanodon australis
[Southern herring smelt]
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Max. Length 12.3 cm SL

 
Glossanodon danieli
[]
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Max. Length 10.2 cm SL

 
Glossanodon elongatus
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Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 12.5 cm SL
Glossanodon kotakamaru Endo & Nashida, 2010

Photo by Photo by Endo, H.
 
Glossanodon kotakamaru
[Kotaka’s argentine]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Glossanodon leioglossus (Valenciennes, 1848)

Photo by Photo by García Rodríguez, M.
 
Glossanodon leioglossus
[Smalltoothed argentine]
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Glossanodon lineatus
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Max. Length 19.5 cm SL

 
Glossanodon melanomanus
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Max. Length 7.0 cm SL

 
Glossanodon mildredae
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Glossanodon nazca
[]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 14.1 cm SL
Glossanodon polli Cohen, 1958

Photo by Photo by Reiner, F.
 
Glossanodon polli
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Max. Length 8 cm SL

 
Glossanodon pseudolineatus
[Saddled herring smelt]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 11.3 cm SL
Glossanodon pygmaeus Cohen, 1958

Photo by Photo by Figueiredo, J.L./Menezes, N.A.
 
Glossanodon pygmaeus
[Pygmy argentine]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 21 cm SL
Glossanodon semifasciatus (Kishinouye, 1904)

Photo by Photo by Suzuki, T.
 
Glossanodon semifasciatus
[Deep-sea smelt]
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Glossanodon struhsakeri
[Struhsaker's deep-sea smelt]



14 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Glossanodon australis Southern herring smelt Southwest Pacific 19.1 SL 1998
Glossanodon danieli Southeast Pacific 12.3 SL 1982
Glossanodon elongatus Southwest Pacific. 10.2 SL 1998
Glossanodon kotakamaru Kotaka’s argentine Northwest Pacific 12.5 SL 2010
Glossanodon leioglossus Smalltoothed argentine Eastern Atlantic 20 TL 1848
Glossanodon lineatus Northwest Pacific 1943
Glossanodon melanomanus Western Indian Ocean 19.5 SL 1998
Glossanodon mildredae Western Indian Ocean 7.0 SL 1969
Glossanodon nazca Southeast Pacific 1982
Glossanodon polli Eastern Atlantic 14.1 SL 1958
Glossanodon pseudolineatus Saddled herring smelt Indo-Pacific 8 SL 1998
Glossanodon pygmaeus Pygmy argentine Western Atlantic 11.3 SL 1958
Glossanodon semifasciatus Deep-sea smelt Northwest Pacific 21 SL 1904
Glossanodon struhsakeri Struhsaker's deep-sea smelt Western Central Pacific 1970



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