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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Stomiiformes
Family: Phosichthyidae Lightfishes

Genus: Vinciguerria

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Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada

Western Atlantic. Easter
Max. Length 4.5 cm TL
Vinciguerria attenuata (Cocco, 1838)

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada
 
Vinciguerria attenuata
[Slender lightfish]

Photo by Villalba, D.O.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Vinciguerria lucetia (Garman, 1899)

Photo by Villalba, D.O.
 
Vinciguerria lucetia
[Panama lightfish]
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Indian Ocean

 
Vinciguerria mabahiss
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Photo by Hopkins Seaside Laboratory

Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 5.3 cm SL
Vinciguerria nimbaria (Jordan & Williams, 1895)

Photo by Hopkins Seaside Laboratory
 
Vinciguerria nimbaria
[Oceanic lightfish]

Photo by SFSA

Circumglobal (Ref. 3988),
Max. Length 4.3 cm TL
Vinciguerria poweriae (Cocco, 1838)

Photo by SFSA
 
Vinciguerria poweriae
[Power's deep-water bristle-mouth fish]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Vinciguerria attenuata Slender lightfish Western Atlantic. Easter 4.5 TL 1838
Vinciguerria lucetia Panama lightfish Western Central Pacific 8 TL 1899
Vinciguerria mabahiss Indian Ocean 1984
Vinciguerria nimbaria Oceanic lightfish Western Central Atlantic 5.3 SL 1895
Vinciguerria poweriae Power's deep-water bristle-mouth fish Circumglobal (Ref. 3988), 4.3 TL 1838



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