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Family: Ceratiidae Warty Seadevils

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Photo by Garazo Fabregat, A.

Max. Length 120 cm TL
Ceratias holboelli Krøyer, 1845

Photo by Garazo Fabregat, A.
Ceratias holboelli
[Kroyer's deep-sea angler fish]

Photo by Colombo, G.L.A.

Southern Ocean. Also kno
Max. Length 88 cm TL
Ceratias tentaculatus (Norman, 1930)

Photo by Colombo, G.L.A.
Ceratias tentaculatus
[Southern seadevil]

Photo by Pohl, R.E.

Max. Length 24 cm SL
Ceratias uranoscopus Murray, 1877

Photo by Pohl, R.E.
Ceratias uranoscopus
[Stargazing seadevil]

Photo by SFSA

Tropical and subtropical
Max. Length 44 cm TL
Cryptopsaras couesii Gill, 1883

Photo by SFSA
Cryptopsaras couesii
[Triplewart seadevil]

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Ceratias holboelli Kroyer's deep-sea angler fish Circumglobal 120 TL 1845
Ceratias tentaculatus Southern seadevil Southern Ocean. Also kno 88 TL 1930
Ceratias uranoscopus Stargazing seadevil Circumglobal 24 SL 1877
Cryptopsaras couesii Triplewart seadevil Tropical and subtropical 44 TL 1883

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