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Family: Bathylasmatidae (See list of species below)

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14 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Aaptolasma brintoni
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Bathylasma alearum
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Bathylasma corolliforme
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Bathylasma hirsutum
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Hexelasma americanum
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Hexelasma aureolum
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Hexelasma flavidum
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Hexelasma foratum
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Hexelasma globosum
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Hexelasma persicum
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Hexelasma sandaracum
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Hexelasma velutinum
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Tetrachaelasma southwardi
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Tetrachaelasma tasmanicum
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14 Species of Family Bathylasmatidae
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Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Aaptolasma brintoni Northwest Pacific
Bathylasma alearum Western Pacific
Bathylasma corolliforme Antarctic Atlantic
Bathylasma hirsutum Northeast Atlantic
Hexelasma americanum Atlantic.
Hexelasma aureolum Western Central Pacific
Hexelasma flavidum Western Central Pacific
Hexelasma foratum Western Central Pacific
Hexelasma globosum Western Central Pacific
Hexelasma persicum Western Central Pacific
Hexelasma sandaracum Western Central Pacific
Hexelasma velutinum Western Pacific
Tetrachaelasma southwardi Western Indian Ocean and
Tetrachaelasma tasmanicum Eastern Indian Ocean



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