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Family: Ipnopidae Deep-sea tripod fishes



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Bathymicrops belyaninae
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Bathymicrops brevianalis
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Bathymicrops multispinis
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Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 11.7 cm SL
Bathymicrops regis Hjort & Koefoed, 1912

Photo by Photo by SFSA
 
Bathymicrops regis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 19 cm SL

 
Bathypterois andriashevi
[]



Circumglobal, excluding t
Max. Length 20.4 cm SL
Bathypterois atricolor Alcock, 1896

Photo by Photo by Welter-Schultes, F.
 
Bathypterois atricolor
[Attenuated spider fish]
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Max. Length 13 cm SL

 
Bathypterois bigelowi
[]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 20.5 cm SL
Bathypterois dubius Vaillant, 1888

Photo by Photo by Serrano, A.
 
Bathypterois dubius
[Mediterranean spiderfish]



South Atlantic
Max. Length 26 cm TL
Bathypterois filiferus Gilchrist, 1906

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Bathypterois filiferus
[]
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Max. Length 43.4 cm TL

 
Bathypterois grallator
[Tripodfish]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 26 cm SL
Bathypterois guentheri Alcock, 1889

Photo by Photo by Reyes, R.B.
 
Bathypterois guentheri
[Tribute spiderfish]
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Bathypterois insularum
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Bathypterois longicauda
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Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Bathypterois longifilis Günther, 1878

Photo by Photo by Graham, K.
 
Bathypterois longifilis
[Feeler fish]



Atlantic Ocean
Max. Length 24.9 cm SL
Bathypterois longipes Günther, 1878

Photo by Photo by Graham, K.
 
Bathypterois longipes
[Abyssal spiderfish]
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Bathypterois oddi
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Max. Length 15.3 cm SL

 
Bathypterois parini
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Southeast Pacific

Bathypterois pectinatus Mead, 1959

Photo by Photo by Hooker, Y.
 
Bathypterois pectinatus
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Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 16 cm TL
Bathypterois perceptor Sulak, 1977

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Bathypterois perceptor
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Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 18 cm SL
Bathypterois phenax Parr, 1928

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Bathypterois phenax
[Blackfin spiderfish]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 18 cm SL
Bathypterois quadrifilis Günther, 1878

Photo by Photo by Ramjohn, D.D.
 
Bathypterois quadrifilis
[]
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Bathypterois ventralis
[Ventrad spiderfish]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 22.2 cm SL
Bathypterois viridensis (Roule, 1916)

Photo by Photo by Ramjohn, D.D.
 
Bathypterois viridensis
[]
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Max. Length 32 cm TL

 
Bathysauropsis gracilis
[Black lizardfish]
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Bathysauropsis malayanus
[]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 38 cm SL
Bathytyphlops marionae Mead, 1958

Photo by Photo by Reyes, R.B.
 
Bathytyphlops marionae
[Marion's spiderfish]
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Max. Length 35 cm TL

 
Bathytyphlops sewelli
[]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 14.5 cm SL
Ipnops agassizii Garman, 1899

Photo by Photo by Reyes, R.B.
 
Ipnops agassizii
[Grideye fish]
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Ipnops meadi
[]
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Max. Length 13.2 cm SL

 
Ipnops murrayi
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30 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Bathymicrops belyaninae Western Central Pacific. 1992
Bathymicrops brevianalis Southwest Pacific 1966
Bathymicrops multispinis Western Central Pacific. 1992
Bathymicrops regis Eastern Atlantic 11.7 SL 1912
Bathypterois andriashevi Southwest Pacific 19 SL 1988
Bathypterois atricolor Attenuated spider fish Circumglobal, excluding t 20.4 SL 1896
Bathypterois bigelowi Western Central Atlantic 13 SL 1958
Bathypterois dubius Mediterranean spiderfish Eastern Atlantic 20.5 SL 1888
Bathypterois filiferus South Atlantic 26 TL 1906
Bathypterois grallator Tripodfish Tropical to warm temperat 43.4 TL 1886
Bathypterois guentheri Tribute spiderfish Indo-West Pacific 26 SL 1889
Bathypterois insularum Western Indian Ocean 1892
Bathypterois longicauda Southwest Pacific 1878
Bathypterois longifilis Feeler fish Southwest Pacific 30 TL 1878
Bathypterois longipes Abyssal spiderfish Atlantic Ocean 24.9 SL 1878
Bathypterois oddi Southwest Pacific and Sou 1977
Bathypterois parini Eastern Indian Ocean 15.3 SL 1988
Bathypterois pectinatus Southeast Pacific 1959
Bathypterois perceptor Western Indian Ocean 16 TL 1977
Bathypterois phenax Blackfin spiderfish Eastern Atlantic 18 SL 1928
Bathypterois quadrifilis Eastern Atlantic 18 SL 1878
Bathypterois ventralis Ventrad spiderfish Southeast Pacific 1899
Bathypterois viridensis Eastern Atlantic 22.2 SL 1916
Bathysauropsis gracilis Black lizardfish Circumglobal in southern 32 TL 1878
Bathysauropsis malayanus Western Central Pacific 1938
Bathytyphlops marionae Marion's spiderfish Eastern Atlantic 38 SL 1958
Bathytyphlops sewelli Eastern Atlantic 35 TL 1939
Ipnops agassizii Grideye fish Eastern Atlantic 14.5 SL 1899
Ipnops meadi Western Indian Ocean 1966
Ipnops murrayi Eastern Indian Ocean 13.2 SL 1878



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