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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Osmeriformes
Family: Alepocephalidae Slickheads

Genus: Narcetes

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Max. Length 29.1 cm SL

 
Narcetes erimelas
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Max. Length 34 cm SL

 
Narcetes kamoharai
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Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 50 cm SL
Narcetes lloydi Fowler, 1934

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Narcetes lloydi
[Lloyd's slickhead]



North and South Atlantic,
Max. Length 57.5 cm SL
Narcetes stomias (Gilbert, 1890)

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Narcetes stomias
[Blackhead salmon]
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Narcetes wonderi
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Narcetes erimelas Eastern Central Atlantic 29.1 SL 1890
Narcetes kamoharai Western Pacific 34 SL 1984
Narcetes lloydi Lloyd's slickhead Indo-West Pacific 50 SL 1934
Narcetes stomias Blackhead salmon North and South Atlantic, 57.5 SL 1890
Narcetes wonderi Northwest Pacific 1935



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