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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Alepocephaliformes
Family: Platytroctidae Tubeshoulders

Genus: Maulisia

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Max. Length 25.5 cm SL

 
Maulisia acuticeps
[Sharpsnout tubeshoulder]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 19.5 cm SL
Maulisia argipalla Matsui & Rosenblatt, 1979

Photo by Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada
 
Maulisia argipalla
[Palegold searsid]
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Max. Length 9.5 cm SL

 
Maulisia isaacsi
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Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 20 cm SL
Maulisia mauli Parr, 1960

Photo by Photo by JAMARC
 
Maulisia mauli
[Maul's searsid]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 25.5 cm SL
Maulisia microlepis Sazonov & Golovan, 1976

Photo by Photo by Orlov, A.
 
Maulisia microlepis
[Smallscale searsid]



5 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Maulisia acuticeps Sharpsnout tubeshoulder Southeast Atlantic 25.5 SL 1976
Maulisia argipalla Palegold searsid Eastern Atlantic 19.5 SL 1979
Maulisia isaacsi Southeast Pacific 9.5 SL 1987
Maulisia mauli Maul's searsid Eastern Atlantic 20 SL 1960
Maulisia microlepis Smallscale searsid Eastern Atlantic 25.5 SL 1976



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