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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Gonorynchiformes
Family: Gonorynchidae Beaked salmons

Genus: Gonorynchus

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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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