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Family: Opisthoproctidae Barreleyes or spookfishes



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Bathylychnops brachyrhynchus
[]
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Max. Length 6.2 cm SL

 
Bathylychnops chilensis
[]
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Max. Length 58 cm SL

 
Bathylychnops exilis
[Javelin spookfish]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 24.2 cm SL
Dolichopteroides binocularis (Beebe, 1932)

Photo by Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada
 
Dolichopteroides binocularis
[]
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Max. Length 17.3 cm SL

 
Dolichopteryx anascopa
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Max. Length 6.3 cm SL

 
Dolichopteryx andriashevi
[]



Probably worldwide in tem
Max. Length 18 cm SL
Dolichopteryx longipes (Vaillant, 1888)

Photo by Photo by OCEANA
 
Dolichopteryx longipes
[Brownsnout spookfish]
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Max. Length 6.0 cm SL

 
Dolichopteryx minuscula
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Max. Length 21.7 cm SL

 
Dolichopteryx parini
[Winged spookfish]
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Max. Length 8.0 cm SL

 
Dolichopteryx pseudolongipes
[]
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Max. Length 6.6 cm SL

 
Dolichopteryx rostrata
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Max. Length 14.3 cm SL

 
Dolichopteryx trunovi
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Max. Length 6.1 cm SL

 
Dolichopteryx vityazi
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Max. Length 23.2 cm SL

 
Ioichthys kashkini
[]



North Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Macropinna microstoma Chapman, 1939

Photo by Photo by MBARI
 
Macropinna microstoma
[Barreleye]



Tropical to subtropical A
Max. Length 8 cm SL
Monacoa grimaldii (Zugmayer, 1911)

Photo by Photo by Dubosc, J.
 
Monacoa grimaldii
[Mirrorbelly]
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Max. Length 6.4 cm SL

 
Monacoa griseus
[Grey mirrorbelly]
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Max. Length 4.8 cm SL

 
Monacoa niger
[Black mirrorbelly]



Circumglobal in tropical
Max. Length 10.5 cm SL
Opisthoproctus soleatus Vaillant, 1888

Photo by Photo by Welter-Schultes, F.
 
Opisthoproctus soleatus
[Barrel-eye]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 16 cm SL
Rhynchohyalus natalensis (Gilchrist & von Bonde, 1924)

Photo by Photo by SFSA
 
Rhynchohyalus natalensis
[Glasshead barreleye]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 15 cm SL
Winteria telescopa Brauer, 1901

Photo by Photo by Welter-Schultes, F.
 
Winteria telescopa
[Binocular fish]



21 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Bathylychnops brachyrhynchus Western Central Atlantic 1937
Bathylychnops chilensis Pacific Ocean 6.2 SL 2009
Bathylychnops exilis Javelin spookfish Eastern Atlantic 58 SL 1958
Dolichopteroides binocularis Eastern Atlantic 24.2 SL 1932
Dolichopteryx anascopa Atlantic Ocean 17.3 SL 1901
Dolichopteryx andriashevi Pacific Ocean 6.3 SL 2009
Dolichopteryx longipes Brownsnout spookfish Probably worldwide in tem 18 SL 1888
Dolichopteryx minuscula Indo-West Pacific 6.0 SL 2006
Dolichopteryx parini Winged spookfish North Pacific 21.7 SL 2001
Dolichopteryx pseudolongipes Eastern Central Pacific. 8.0 SL 2008
Dolichopteryx rostrata Northeast Atlantic 6.6 SL 2006
Dolichopteryx trunovi Southern hemisphere 14.3 SL 2005
Dolichopteryx vityazi Pacific Ocean 6.1 SL 2009
Ioichthys kashkini Western Indian Ocean 23.2 SL 2004
Macropinna microstoma Barreleye North Pacific 15 TL 1939
Monacoa grimaldii Mirrorbelly Tropical to subtropical A 8 SL 1911
Monacoa griseus Grey mirrorbelly Southwest Pacific 6.4 SL 2016
Monacoa niger Black mirrorbelly Eastern Central Pacific 4.8 SL 2016
Opisthoproctus soleatus Barrel-eye Circumglobal in tropical 10.5 SL 1888
Rhynchohyalus natalensis Glasshead barreleye Eastern Atlantic 16 SL 1924
Winteria telescopa Binocular fish Eastern Atlantic 15 SL 1901



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