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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Aulopiformes
Family: Lestidiidae Naked barracudinas

Genus: Macroparalepis

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Atlantic Ocean
Max. Length 55 cm TL
Macroparalepis affinis Ege, 1933

Photo by Photo by Scarlato, N.
 
Macroparalepis affinis
[]
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Max. Length 13.5 cm SL

 
Macroparalepis brevis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 12.1 cm SL

 
Macroparalepis danae
[]
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Max. Length 29.9 cm SL

 
Macroparalepis johnfitchi
[Black barracudina]
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Max. Length 31.4 cm SL

 
Macroparalepis longilateralis
[]



South Atlantic
Max. Length 42 cm TL
Macroparalepis macrogeneion Post, 1973

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Macroparalepis macrogeneion
[Longfin barracudina]
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Max. Length 46.1 cm SL

 
Macroparalepis nigra
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Macroparalepis affinis Atlantic Ocean 55 TL 1933
Macroparalepis brevis Atlantic Ocean 13.5 SL 1933
Macroparalepis danae Western Pacific. 12.1 SL 1933
Macroparalepis johnfitchi Black barracudina Eastern Pacific 29.9 SL 1960
Macroparalepis longilateralis South Atlantic and Southw 31.4 SL 1973
Macroparalepis macrogeneion Longfin barracudina South Atlantic 42 TL 1973
Macroparalepis nigra Eastern Atlantic 46.1 SL 1965



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