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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Opistognathidae Jawfishes

Genus: Lonchopisthus

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Photo by Schroeder, J. R.

Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 8.9 cm SL
Lonchopisthus ancistrus Smith-Vaniz & Walsh, 2017

Photo by Schroeder, J. R.
 
Lonchopisthus ancistrus
[Hook jawfish]

Photo by Van Tassell, J.L. / Robertson D.R.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 13.5 cm TL
Lonchopisthus higmani Mead, 1959

Photo by Van Tassell, J.L. / Robertson D.R.
 
Lonchopisthus higmani
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Photo by Fischer, L.G.

Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 10.3 cm TL
Lonchopisthus lemur (Myers, 1935)

Photo by Fischer, L.G.
 
Lonchopisthus lemur
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Photo by Colin, P.L.

Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 17.8 cm TL
Lonchopisthus micrognathus (Poey, 1860)

Photo by Colin, P.L.
 
Lonchopisthus micrognathus
[Swordtail jawfish]

Photo by Béarez, P.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Lonchopisthus sinuscalifornicus Castro-Aguirre & Villavicencio-Garayzar, 1988

Photo by Béarez, P.
 
Lonchopisthus sinuscalifornicus
[Longtailed jawfish]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Lonchopisthus ancistrus Hook jawfish Western Central Atlantic 8.9 SL 2017
Lonchopisthus higmani Western Atlantic 13.5 TL 1959
Lonchopisthus lemur Western Central Atlantic 10.3 TL 1935
Lonchopisthus micrognathus Swordtail jawfish Western Central Atlantic 17.8 TL 1860
Lonchopisthus sinuscalifornicus Longtailed jawfish Eastern Central Pacific 30 TL 1988



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