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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Ophidiiformes
Family: Ophidiidae Cusk-eels
Subfamily: Neobythitinae
Genus: Dicrolene

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15 species
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Eastern Pacific.
Max. Length 44 cm TL
Dicrolene filamentosa Garman, 1899

Photo by Photo by Kamikawa, D.J.
 
Dicrolene filamentosa
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Dicrolene gregoryi
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No picture found

Max. Length 41.6 cm SL

 
Dicrolene hubrechti
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Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Dicrolene introniger Goode & Bean, 1883

Photo by Photo by JAMARC
 
Dicrolene introniger
[Digitate cusk eel]



Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 27.3 cm SL
Dicrolene kanazawai Grey, 1958

Photo by Photo by Garcia Jr., J.
 
Dicrolene kanazawai
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Max. Length 32 cm SL

 
Dicrolene longimana
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No picture found

Max. Length 18.4 cm SL

 
Dicrolene mesogramma
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Indian Ocean
Max. Length 26 cm SL
Dicrolene multifilis (Alcock, 1889)

Photo by Photo by SFSA
 
Dicrolene multifilis
[Slender brotula]
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Max. Length 40.3 cm TL

 
Dicrolene nigra
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Dicrolene nigricaudis
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Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 16.6 cm SL
Dicrolene pallidus Hureau & Nielsen, 1981

Photo by Photo by SFSA
 
Dicrolene pallidus
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Dicrolene pullata
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Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 57.7 cm SL
Dicrolene quinquarius (Günther, 1887)

Photo by Photo by Reyes, R.B.
 
Dicrolene quinquarius
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Western Pacific
Max. Length 17.5 cm TL
Dicrolene tristis Smith & Radcliffe, 1913

Photo by Photo by Yang, N.-S.
 
Dicrolene tristis
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Dicrolene vaillanti
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Dicrolene filamentosa Eastern Pacific. 44 TL 1899
Dicrolene gregoryi Eastern Pacific. 1926
Dicrolene hubrechti Eastern Indian Ocean 41.6 SL 1913
Dicrolene introniger Digitate cusk eel Eastern Atlantic 35 TL 1883
Dicrolene kanazawai Western Central Atlantic 27.3 SL 1958
Dicrolene longimana Indo-West Pacific 32 SL 1913
Dicrolene mesogramma Eastern Indian Ocean. 18.4 SL 1980
Dicrolene multifilis Slender brotula Indian Ocean 26 SL 1889
Dicrolene nigra Southeast Pacific 40.3 TL 1899
Dicrolene nigricaudis Indian Ocean. 1891
Dicrolene pallidus Eastern Atlantic 16.6 SL 1981
Dicrolene pullata Eastern Pacific. 1899
Dicrolene quinquarius Indo-West Pacific 57.7 SL 1887
Dicrolene tristis Western Pacific 17.5 TL 1913
Dicrolene vaillanti Indian Ocean. 1890



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