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Family: Chiasmodontidae Snaketooth fishes



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Chiasmodon asper Pacific plate, north of H 17.9 SL 2009
Chiasmodon braueri Western Indian Ocean 4.4 SL 1913
Chiasmodon harteli Northeastern and western 19.8 SL 2009
Chiasmodon microcephalus Circumglobal in the south 11.5 TL 1929
Chiasmodon niger Black swallower North Atlantic 25 SL 1864
Chiasmodon pluriradiatus Atlantic, Indian, Southes 22.1 SL 1933
Chiasmodon subniger Eastern Pacific, from Haw 3 SL 1899
Dysalotus alcocki Atlantic, Indian and Paci 22.5 SL 1905
Dysalotus oligoscolus Atlantic, Indian and Paci 22.7 SL 1974
Kali colubrina Western Atlantic (88°45 17.1 SL 2008
Kali falx Atlantic, Indian and Paci 16.4 SL 2008
Kali indica Circumglobal in equatoria 26.2 SL 1909
Kali kerberti Circumglobal 19.3 SL 1913
Kali macrodon Atlantic, Indian and Paci 26 SL 1929
Kali macrura Atlantic, Indian and Paci 12.3 SL 1933
Kali parri South Atlantic 22.8 SL 1974
Pseudoscopelus altipinnis Circum sub- and tropical 20 SL 1933
Pseudoscopelus aphos Nowthwestern Atlantic 14.5 SL 2005
Pseudoscopelus astronesthidens North Atlantic 15 SL 2006
Pseudoscopelus australis Southern Oceans. Subtropi 17 SL 2006
Pseudoscopelus bothrorrhinos Indo-Pacific 5.5 SL 2007
Pseudoscopelus cephalus Western Central Pacific 8.9 SL 1934
Pseudoscopelus cordilluminatus Eastern South and Central 9.7 SL 2010
Pseudoscopelus lavenbergi Eastern Pacific 18.1 SL 2007
Pseudoscopelus obtusifrons Western Central Pacific. 18 SL 1934
Pseudoscopelus odontoglossum Pacific Plate. 7.0 SL 2010
Pseudoscopelus parini Western Pacific 16.8 SL 2006
Pseudoscopelus paxtoni Southwest Pacific 22.8 SL 2010
Pseudoscopelus pierbartus North Atlantic 13.8 SL 2007
Pseudoscopelus sagamianus Indo-West Pacific 21.5 SL 1908
Pseudoscopelus scriptus Western Atlantic, United 15.5 SL 1892
Pseudoscopelus scutatus Central Atlantic. Needs 5.1 SL 1971



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cfm script by eagbayani, 30.11.04, ,  php script by cmilitante, 05/11/2010 ,  last modified by cmilitante, 14/03/2013