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Family: Argentinidae Argentines or herring smelts



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Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm SL
Argentina aliceae Cohen & Atsaides, 1969

Photo by Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Argentina aliceae
[Alice argentina]



Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Argentina australiae Cohen, 1958

Photo by Photo by CSIRO
 
Argentina australiae
[Silverside]



Southwestern Atlantic

Argentina brasiliensis Kobyliansky, 2004

Photo by Photo by Carvalho Filho, A.
 
Argentina brasiliensis
[]



Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Argentina brucei Cohen & Atsaides, 1969

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Argentina brucei
[Bruce's argentine]



Southwest Pacific

Argentina elongata Hutton, 1879

Photo by Photo by SeaFIC
 
Argentina elongata
[]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Argentina euchus Cohen, 1961

Photo by Photo by SFSA
 
Argentina euchus
[]



Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 14.6 cm SL
Argentina georgei Cohen & Atsaides, 1969

Photo by Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory
 
Argentina georgei
[Blackbelly Argentine]
No picture found


 
Argentina kagoshimae
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 22 cm TL

 
Argentina sialis
[North-Pacific argentine]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 70 cm SL
Argentina silus (Ascanius, 1775)

Photo by Photo by Svensen, R.
 
Argentina silus
[Greater argentine]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 35 cm SL
Argentina sphyraena Linnaeus, 1758

Photo by Photo by Svensen, E.
 
Argentina sphyraena
[Argentine]
No picture found

Max. Length 16.6 cm SL

 
Argentina stewarti
[]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 24 cm TL
Argentina striata Goode & Bean, 1896

Photo by Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory
 
Argentina striata
[Striated argentine]
No picture found

Max. Length 19.1 cm SL

 
Glossanodon australis
[Southern herring smelt]
No picture found

Max. Length 12.3 cm SL

 
Glossanodon danieli
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 10.2 cm SL

 
Glossanodon elongatus
[]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 12.5 cm SL
Glossanodon kotakamaru Endo & Nashida, 2010

Photo by Photo by Endo, H.
 
Glossanodon kotakamaru
[Kotaka’s argentine]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Glossanodon leioglossus (Valenciennes, 1848)

Photo by Photo by García Rodríguez, M.
 
Glossanodon leioglossus
[Smalltoothed argentine]
No picture found


 
Glossanodon lineatus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 19.5 cm SL

 
Glossanodon melanomanus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.0 cm SL

 
Glossanodon mildredae
[]
No picture found


 
Glossanodon nazca
[]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 14.1 cm SL
Glossanodon polli Cohen, 1958

Photo by Photo by Reiner, F.
 
Glossanodon polli
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 8 cm SL

 
Glossanodon pseudolineatus
[Saddled herring smelt]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 11.3 cm SL
Glossanodon pygmaeus Cohen, 1958

Photo by Photo by Figueiredo, J.L./Menezes, N.A.
 
Glossanodon pygmaeus
[Pygmy argentine]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 21 cm SL
Glossanodon semifasciatus (Kishinouye, 1904)

Photo by Photo by Suzuki, T.
 
Glossanodon semifasciatus
[Deep-sea smelt]
No picture found


 
Glossanodon struhsakeri
[Struhsaker's deep-sea smelt]



27 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Argentina aliceae Alice argentina Eastern Pacific 15 SL 1969
Argentina australiae Silverside Southwest Pacific 13 TL 1958
Argentina brasiliensis Southwestern Atlantic 2004
Argentina brucei Bruce's argentine Western Central Atlantic 15 TL 1969
Argentina elongata Southwest Pacific 1879
Argentina euchus Western Indian Ocean 15 TL 1961
Argentina georgei Blackbelly Argentine Western Central Atlantic 14.6 SL 1969
Argentina kagoshimae Northwest Pacific 1902
Argentina sialis North-Pacific argentine Eastern Pacific 22 TL 1890
Argentina silus Greater argentine Eastern Atlantic 70 SL 1775
Argentina sphyraena Argentine Eastern Atlantic 35 SL 1758
Argentina stewarti Western Central Atlantic 16.6 SL 1969
Argentina striata Striated argentine Western Atlantic 24 TL 1896
Glossanodon australis Southern herring smelt Southwest Pacific 19.1 SL 1998
Glossanodon danieli Southeast Pacific 12.3 SL 1982
Glossanodon elongatus Southwest Pacific. 10.2 SL 1998
Glossanodon kotakamaru Kotaka’s argentine Northwest Pacific 12.5 SL 2010
Glossanodon leioglossus Smalltoothed argentine Eastern Atlantic 20 TL 1848
Glossanodon lineatus Northwest Pacific 1943
Glossanodon melanomanus Western Indian Ocean 19.5 SL 1998
Glossanodon mildredae Western Indian Ocean 7.0 SL 1969
Glossanodon nazca Southeast Pacific 1982
Glossanodon polli Eastern Atlantic 14.1 SL 1958
Glossanodon pseudolineatus Saddled herring smelt Indo-Pacific 8 SL 1998
Glossanodon pygmaeus Pygmy argentine Western Atlantic 11.3 SL 1958
Glossanodon semifasciatus Deep-sea smelt Northwest Pacific 21 SL 1904
Glossanodon struhsakeri Struhsaker's deep-sea smelt Western Central Pacific 1970



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