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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Beryciformes
Family: Melamphaidae Bigscale fishes or ridgeheads

Genus: Poromitra

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22 species
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Max. Length 13.2 cm SL

 
Poromitra agafonovae
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 11.6 cm SL

 
Poromitra atlantica
[]



North Atlantic, Northwest
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Poromitra capito Goode & Bean, 1883

Photo by Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada
 
Poromitra capito
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 10.7 cm SL

 
Poromitra coronata
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 11 cm SL

 
Poromitra crassa
[]



Distribution needs to be
Max. Length 14.8 cm SL
Poromitra crassiceps (Günther, 1878)

Photo by Photo by SFSA
 
Poromitra crassiceps
[Crested bigscale]
No picture found

Max. Length 12.1 cm SL

 
Poromitra cristiceps
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 11.2 cm SL

 
Poromitra curilensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 11.5 cm SL

 
Poromitra decipiens
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 13.4 cm SL

 
Poromitra frontosa
[]
No picture found


 
Poromitra gibbsi
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 10.9 cm SL

 
Poromitra glochidiata
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 13.1 cm SL

 
Poromitra indooceanica
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.0 cm SL

 
Poromitra jucunda
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.9 cm SL

 
Poromitra kukuevi
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.5 cm SL

 
Poromitra macrophthalma
[]



Atlantic Ocean.
Max. Length 6.4 cm SL
Poromitra megalops (Lütken, 1878)

Photo by Photo by Garazo Fabregat, A./ Román Marcote, E.
 
Poromitra megalops
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 13.5 cm SL

 
Poromitra nigriceps
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No picture found

Max. Length 9.9 cm SL

 
Poromitra nigrofulva
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Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 8.2 cm SL
Poromitra oscitans Ebeling, 1975

Photo by Photo by SFSA
 
Poromitra oscitans
[Yawning]
No picture found

Max. Length 9.4 cm SL

 
Poromitra rugosa
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 11.4 cm SL

 
Poromitra unicornis
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Poromitra agafonovae Western Indian Ocean 13.2 SL 2009
Poromitra atlantica Circum-Antarctic, between 11.6 SL 1929
Poromitra capito North Atlantic, Northwest 10 SL 1883
Poromitra coronata Southeastern Atlantic Oce 10.7 SL 1924
Poromitra crassa Western Pacific 11 SL 1980
Poromitra crassiceps Crested bigscale Distribution needs to be 14.8 SL 1878
Poromitra cristiceps North Pacific Ocean. 12.1 SL 1890
Poromitra curilensis Northern Pacific 11.2 SL 2008
Poromitra decipiens Eastern Indian Ocean. Eas 11.5 SL 2008
Poromitra frontosa Eastern Pacific Ocean, fr 13.4 SL 1899
Poromitra gibbsi Southeast Pacific. 1989
Poromitra glochidiata Eastern Indian Ocean 10.9 SL 2008
Poromitra indooceanica Indian Ocean. 13.1 SL 2008
Poromitra jucunda Pacific Ocean 5.0 SL 2010
Poromitra kukuevi Southwest Atlantic. 4.9 SL 2008
Poromitra macrophthalma Indo-Pacific 4.5 SL 1903
Poromitra megalops Atlantic Ocean. 6.4 SL 1878
Poromitra nigriceps Northern Atlantic Ocean, 13.5 SL 1911
Poromitra nigrofulva Eastern Pacific Ocean 9.9 SL 1899
Poromitra oscitans Yawning Indo-Pacific 8.2 SL 1975
Poromitra rugosa Northeastern Pacific 9.4 SL 1939
Poromitra unicornis Pacific Ocean 11.4 SL 1905



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