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Family: Lampropidae (See list of species below)

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85 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Bathylamprops calmani
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Bathylamprops natalensis
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Bathylamprops scaber
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Ceratocuma erinacea
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Ceratocuma horridum
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Dasylamprops guanchi
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Hemilamprops abyssi
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Hemilamprops assimilis
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Hemilamprops bicarinata
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Hemilamprops bigibbus
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Hemilamprops californicus
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Hemilamprops cristata
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Hemilamprops cristatus
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Hemilamprops diversus
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Hemilamprops glabrus
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Hemilamprops izuanus
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Hemilamprops japonicus
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Hemilamprops latus
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Hemilamprops longisetae
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Hemilamprops lotusae
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Hemilamprops miyakei
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Hemilamprops normani
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Hemilamprops pacificus
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Hemilamprops pectinatus
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Hemilamprops pellucidus
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Hemilamprops roseus
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Hemilamprops serrulatus
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Hemilamprops tanseianus
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Hemilamprops ultimaespei
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Hemilamprops uniplicata
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Hemilamprops uniplicatus
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Lamprops affinis
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Lamprops carinata
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Lamprops carinatus
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Lamprops comatus
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Lamprops fasciata
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Lamprops fasciatus
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Lamprops flavus
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Lamprops fuscata
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Lamprops fuscatus
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Lamprops korroensis
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Lamprops multifasciatus
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Lamprops obfuscatus
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Lamprops profundus
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Lamprops pumilio
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Lamprops quadriplicata
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Lamprops sarsi
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Lamprops serratus
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Lamprops tomalesi
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Lamprops triserratus
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Mesolamprops abyssalis
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Mesolamprops bispinosus
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Mesolamprops denticulatus
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Mesolamprops dillonensis
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Misceolamprops dolorsae
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Murilamprops brasiliensis
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Paralamprops arafurensis
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Paralamprops aspera
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Paralamprops caudodentatus
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Paralamprops corollifera
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Paralamprops crosnieri
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Paralamprops grimaldii
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Paralamprops margidens
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Paralamprops mawsoni
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Paralamprops pacificus
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Paralamprops peringueyi
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Paralamprops rossi
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Paralamprops semiornatus
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Paralamprops serratocostatus
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Platysympus brachyurus
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Platysympus camelus
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Platysympus compressus
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Platysympus depressus
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Platysympus japonicus
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Platysympus muranoi
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Platysympus ovalis
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Platysympus phylloides
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Platysympus quadrangulatus
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Platysympus typicus
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Platytyphlops lathierae
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Pseudodiastylis benthedii
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Pseudodiastylis delamarei
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Pseudodiastylis ferox
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Pseudolamprops spinifer
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Stenotyphlops spinulosus
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85 Species of Family Lampropidae
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Bathylamprops calmani Western Indian Ocean
Bathylamprops natalensis Southeast Atlantic
Bathylamprops scaber Western Central Pacific 1.37 TL
Ceratocuma erinacea Western Indian Ocean
Ceratocuma horridum Atlantic Ocean
Dasylamprops guanchi Western Central Atlantic
Hemilamprops abyssi North Pacific Ocean.
Hemilamprops assimilis Northeast Atlantic
Hemilamprops bicarinata Western Indian Ocean
Hemilamprops bigibbus North Pacific Ocean.
Hemilamprops californicus Northwest Pacific
Hemilamprops cristata Arctic and Northwest Atla
Hemilamprops cristatus Northwest Atlantic and th
Hemilamprops diversus Southwest Pacific
Hemilamprops glabrus Southeast Atlantic
Hemilamprops izuanus Western Central Pacific
Hemilamprops japonicus North Pacific Ocean.
Hemilamprops latus Eastern Indian Ocean
Hemilamprops longisetae Western Central Pacific 0.83 TL
Hemilamprops lotusae Sub-Antarctic
Hemilamprops miyakei Northwest Pacific
Hemilamprops normani East Atlantic and the Med
Hemilamprops pacificus Western Central Pacific
Hemilamprops pectinatus Northwest Pacific
Hemilamprops pellucidus Southwest Atlantic and An
Hemilamprops roseus North East Atlantic.
Hemilamprops serrulatus Sub-Antarctic
Hemilamprops tanseianus Northwest Pacific
Hemilamprops ultimaespei Southeast Pacific, Southw
Hemilamprops uniplicata Arctic and Northwest Atla
Hemilamprops uniplicatus Northeast Atlantic
Lamprops affinis Russia.
Lamprops carinata Canada
Lamprops carinatus Northeast Pacific
Lamprops comatus Antarctica.
Lamprops fasciata Northeast Atlantic
Lamprops fasciatus Northeast Atlantic and Ar
Lamprops flavus Western Central Pacific
Lamprops fuscata Arctic and Northwest Atla
Lamprops fuscatus Northeast Atlantic
Lamprops korroensis Russia, Sea of Okhotsk an
Lamprops multifasciatus Boreal Pacific
Lamprops obfuscatus Eastern Central Pacific
Lamprops profundus Eastern Central Atlantic
Lamprops pumilio Sea of Okhotsk.
Lamprops quadriplicata Northwest Atlantic and Bo
Lamprops sarsi Russia.
Lamprops serratus Boreal Pacific
Lamprops tomalesi Eastern Central Pacific
Lamprops triserratus Eastern Central Pacific
Mesolamprops abyssalis Tropical and subtropical
Mesolamprops bispinosus Eastern Central Pacific
Mesolamprops denticulatus Endemic to the Mediterran
Mesolamprops dillonensis Eastern Central Pacific
Misceolamprops dolorsae Western Central Pacific
Murilamprops brasiliensis Eastern Central Atlantic
Paralamprops arafurensis Indonesia.
Paralamprops aspera Antarctic.
Paralamprops caudodentatus Western Central Pacific 2.59 TL
Paralamprops corollifera Northwest Pacific
Paralamprops crosnieri Western Central Pacific 0.875 TL
Paralamprops grimaldii Northeast Atlantic
Paralamprops margidens South Africa.
Paralamprops mawsoni Antarctic Indian Ocean
Paralamprops pacificus Western Central Pacific 1.08 TL
Paralamprops peringueyi Southeast Atlantic
Paralamprops rossi Antarctic.
Paralamprops semiornatus Northeast Atlantic
Paralamprops serratocostatus Antarctic Indian Ocean
Platysympus brachyurus Antarctica.
Platysympus camelus Southeast Atlantic
Platysympus compressus Southeast Atlantic
Platysympus depressus Southeast Atlantic
Platysympus japonicus Western Central Pacific
Platysympus muranoi Northwest Pacific
Platysympus ovalis Northwest Pacific
Platysympus phylloides Southeast Atlantic
Platysympus quadrangulatus Northwest Pacific
Platysympus typicus Mediterranean Sea.
Platytyphlops lathierae Eastern Central Atlantic
Pseudodiastylis benthedii Western Indian Ocean
Pseudodiastylis delamarei Southwest Atlantic
Pseudodiastylis ferox Western Central Pacific
Pseudolamprops spinifer Northwest Pacific
Stenotyphlops spinulosus Southeast Atlantic



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