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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cetomimiformes
Family: Cetomimidae Flabby whalefishes

Genus: Gyrinomimus

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Gyrinomimus andriashevi Southern Ocean 23.2 SL 1987
Gyrinomimus bruuni Circumglobal. 22 NG 1959
Gyrinomimus grahami Flabby whalefish Probably circumglobal in 31 SL 1964
Gyrinomimus myersi Western Central Atlantic 6.6 SL 1934
Gyrinomimus parri Parr's combtooth whalefish Circumglobal. 1961



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