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Family: Bathylagidae Deep-sea smelts



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Max. Length 20.8 cm SL

 
Bathylagichthys australis
[Southern deepsea smelt]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 16 cm SL
Bathylagichthys greyae (Cohen, 1958)

Photo by Photo by Porteiro, F.M.
 
Bathylagichthys greyae
[Grey's deepsea smelt]
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Max. Length 12.2 cm SL

 
Bathylagichthys longipinnis
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Max. Length 12.0 cm SL

 
Bathylagichthys parini
[]
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Max. Length 26.6 cm SL

 
Bathylagichthys problematicus
[]
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Max. Length 11 cm SL

 
Bathylagoides argyrogaster
[Silver deepsea smelt]



Pacific and Indian. East
Max. Length 10.5 cm SL
Bathylagoides nigrigenys (Parr, 1931)

Photo by Photo by Reyes, P.
 
Bathylagoides nigrigenys
[Blackchin blacksmelt]
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Max. Length 13.5 cm SL

 
Bathylagoides wesethi
[Snubnose blacksmelt]
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Bathylagus andriashevi
[]



South Atlantic, Indian an
Max. Length 17 cm SL
Bathylagus antarcticus Günther, 1878

Photo by Photo by SFSA
 
Bathylagus antarcticus
[Antarctic deepsea smelt]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Bathylagus euryops Goode & Bean, 1896

Photo by Photo by Orlov, A.
 
Bathylagus euryops
[Goiter blacksmelt]



Southern Ocean
Max. Length 21.7 cm SL
Bathylagus gracilis Lönnberg, 1905

Photo by Photo by Olivar, M.P. et. al.
 
Bathylagus gracilis
[]
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Max. Length 14.1 cm SL

 
Bathylagus niger
[]



Pacific
Max. Length 25 cm SL
Bathylagus pacificus Gilbert, 1890

Photo by Photo by Orlov, A.
 
Bathylagus pacificus
[Slender blacksmelt]
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Max. Length 16 cm SL

 
Bathylagus tenuis
[]



Widely distributed in tro
Max. Length 17.5 cm SL
Dolicholagus longirostris (Maul, 1948)

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Dolicholagus longirostris
[Longsnout blacksmelt]
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Leuroglossus callorhini
[]



North Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm SL
Leuroglossus schmidti Rass, 1955

Photo by Photo by Orlov, A.
 
Leuroglossus schmidti
[Northern smoothtongue]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Leuroglossus stilbius Gilbert, 1890

Photo by Photo by Bull. U.S. Bur. Fish.
 
Leuroglossus stilbius
[California smoothtongue]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 17.3 cm TL
Lipolagus ochotensis (Schmidt, 1938)

Photo by Photo by Orlov, A.
 
Lipolagus ochotensis
[Eared blacksmelt]



Atlantic, Indian and Paci
Max. Length 20 cm SL
Melanolagus bericoides (Borodin, 1929)

Photo by Photo by Orlov, A.
 
Melanolagus bericoides
[Bigscale deepsea smelt]



North Pacific
Max. Length 21.6 cm TL
Pseudobathylagus milleri (Jordan & Gilbert, 1898)

Photo by Photo by Orlov, A.
 
Pseudobathylagus milleri
[Stout blacksmelt]



22 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Bathylagichthys australis Southern deepsea smelt Indian and Pacific. 20.8 SL 1990
Bathylagichthys greyae Grey's deepsea smelt Eastern Atlantic 16 SL 1958
Bathylagichthys longipinnis Southeast Atlantic to wes 12.2 SL 1985
Bathylagichthys parini Southeast Pacific. 12.0 SL 1990
Bathylagichthys problematicus South Atlantic 26.6 SL 1985
Bathylagoides argyrogaster Silver deepsea smelt Indo-West Pacific 11 SL 1930
Bathylagoides nigrigenys Blackchin blacksmelt Pacific and Indian. East 10.5 SL 1931
Bathylagoides wesethi Snubnose blacksmelt Eastern Pacific 13.5 SL 1938
Bathylagus andriashevi Southeast Atlantic. 1986
Bathylagus antarcticus Antarctic deepsea smelt South Atlantic, Indian an 17 SL 1878
Bathylagus euryops Goiter blacksmelt Eastern Atlantic 13 TL 1896
Bathylagus gracilis Southern Ocean 21.7 SL 1905
Bathylagus niger Southern Ocean 14.1 SL 2006
Bathylagus pacificus Slender blacksmelt Pacific 25 SL 1890
Bathylagus tenuis Southern Ocean 16 SL 1986
Dolicholagus longirostris Longsnout blacksmelt Widely distributed in tro 17.5 SL 1948
Leuroglossus callorhini Northeast Pacific 1899
Leuroglossus schmidti Northern smoothtongue North Pacific 20 SL 1955
Leuroglossus stilbius California smoothtongue Eastern Pacific 15 TL 1890
Lipolagus ochotensis Eared blacksmelt Northwest Pacific 17.3 TL 1938
Melanolagus bericoides Bigscale deepsea smelt Atlantic, Indian and Paci 20 SL 1929
Pseudobathylagus milleri Stout blacksmelt North Pacific 21.6 TL 1898



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