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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Notacanthiformes
Family: Notacanthidae Deep-sea spiny eels

Genus: Polyacanthonotus

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Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Polyacanthonotus africanus (Gilchrist & von Bonde, 1924)

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Polyacanthonotus africanus
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North Pacific
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Polyacanthonotus challengeri (Vaillant, 1888)

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Polyacanthonotus challengeri
[Longnose tapirfish]
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Polyacanthonotus merretti
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Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 9.5 cm ot
Polyacanthonotus rissoanus (De Filippi & Verany, 1857)

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Polyacanthonotus rissoanus
[Smallmouth spiny eel]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Polyacanthonotus africanus Eastern Atlantic 50 TL 1924
Polyacanthonotus challengeri Longnose tapirfish North Pacific 60 TL 1888
Polyacanthonotus merretti Western Atlantic 1984
Polyacanthonotus rissoanus Smallmouth spiny eel Eastern Atlantic 9.5 ot 1857



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