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Family: Champsodontidae Crocodile toothfishes



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Champsodon atridorsalis Western Pacific 12 SL 1964
Champsodon capensis Gaper Indian Ocean 14.2 TL 1908
Champsodon fimbriatus Eastern Central Pacific 11.8 SL 1905
Champsodon guentheri Günther's sabre-gills Western Pacific 14 SL 1908
Champsodon longipinnis Indo-West Pacific 11 SL 1964
Champsodon machaeratus Southwest Pacific 8.8 SL 1994
Champsodon nudivittis Indo-West Pacific 11 SL 1895
Champsodon omanensis Western Indian Ocean 10.6 SL 1908
Champsodon pantolepis Indo-West Pacific 12.8 SL 1994
Champsodon sagittus Western Pacific 7.7 SL 1994
Champsodon sechellensis Western Indian Ocean 10.1 SL 1908
Champsodon snyderi Western Pacific 9.9 SL 1910
Champsodon vorax Indo-Pacific 8.2 SL 1867



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