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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Osmeriformes
Family: Platytroctidae Tubeshoulders

Genus: Holtbyrnia

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Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 25 cm SL
Holtbyrnia anomala Krefft, 1980

Photo by Photo by DESCNA
 
Holtbyrnia anomala
[Bighead searsid]
No picture found

Max. Length 19.3 cm SL

 
Holtbyrnia conocephala
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Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 22.1 cm SL
Holtbyrnia cyanocephala (Krefft, 1967)

Photo by Photo by Reiner, F.
 
Holtbyrnia cyanocephala
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Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 24 cm SL
Holtbyrnia innesi (Fowler, 1934)

Photo by Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada
 
Holtbyrnia innesi
[Teardrop tubeshoulder]
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Holtbyrnia intermedia
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Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Holtbyrnia laticauda Sazonov, 1976

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Holtbyrnia laticauda
[Tusked tubeshoulder]
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Max. Length 25 cm SL

 
Holtbyrnia latifrons
[Streaklight tubeshoulder]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 20 cm SL
Holtbyrnia macrops Maul, 1957

Photo by Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada
 
Holtbyrnia macrops
[Bigeye searsid]
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Max. Length 21.7 cm SL

 
Holtbyrnia ophiocephala
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9 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Holtbyrnia anomala Bighead searsid Eastern Atlantic 25 SL 1980
Holtbyrnia conocephala Indo-West Pacific. 19.3 SL 1976
Holtbyrnia cyanocephala Eastern Atlantic 22.1 SL 1967
Holtbyrnia innesi Teardrop tubeshoulder Eastern Atlantic 24 SL 1934
Holtbyrnia intermedia Southeast Pacific 1976
Holtbyrnia laticauda Tusked tubeshoulder Eastern Atlantic 30 TL 1976
Holtbyrnia latifrons Streaklight tubeshoulder Eastern Pacific 25 SL 1976
Holtbyrnia macrops Bigeye searsid Eastern Atlantic 20 SL 1957
Holtbyrnia ophiocephala Eastern Central Atlantic 21.7 SL 1976



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