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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Ateleopodiformes
Family: Ateleopodidae Jellynose fishes

Genus: Ijimaia

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Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 85.5 cm TL

Ijimaia antillarum
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Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 170 cm SL

Ijimaia dofleini
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Northwest Pacific

Ijimaia fowleri

Photo by JAMARC

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 200 cm TL
Ijimaia loppei Roule, 1922

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Ijimaia loppei
[Loppe's tadpole fish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 68 cm TL
Ijimaia plicatellus (Gilbert, 1905)

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Ijimaia plicatellus
[Deep water ateleopid fish]

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Ijimaia antillarum Western Central Atlantic 85.5 TL 1935
Ijimaia dofleini Northwest Pacific 170 SL 1905
Ijimaia fowleri Northwest Pacific 1935
Ijimaia loppei Loppe's tadpole fish Eastern Atlantic 200 TL 1922
Ijimaia plicatellus Deep water ateleopid fish Eastern Central Pacific 68 TL 1905

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