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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Gonorynchiformes
Family: Gonorynchidae Beaked salmons

Genus: Gonorynchus

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Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 31 cm SL
Gonorynchus abbreviatus Temminck & Schlegel, 1846

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Gonorynchus abbreviatus
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Southwest Pacific. New Z
Max. Length 48.6 cm SL

Gonorynchus forsteri

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Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Gonorynchus gonorynchus (Linnaeus, 1766)

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Gonorynchus gonorynchus
[Beaked salmon]

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South Pacific
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Gonorynchus greyi (Richardson, 1845)

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Gonorynchus greyi
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Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm SL

Gonorynchus moseleyi
[Beaked sandfish]

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Gonorynchus abbreviatus Northwest Pacific 31 SL 1846
Gonorynchus forsteri Southwest Pacific. New Z 48.6 SL 1911
Gonorynchus gonorynchus Beaked salmon Southeast Atlantic 60 TL 1766
Gonorynchus greyi South Pacific 50 TL 1845
Gonorynchus moseleyi Beaked sandfish Eastern Central Pacific 30 SL 1923

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