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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Lampriformes
Family: Regalecidae Oarfishes

Genus: Regalecus

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2 species (see list below)

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Photo by Cao, K.

Atlantic Ocean
Max. Length 800 cm TL
Regalecus glesne Ascanius, 1772

Photo by Cao, K.
 
Regalecus glesne
[King of herrings]

Photo by Reyes, R.B.

Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 800 cm TL
Regalecus russelii (Cuvier, 1816)

Photo by Reyes, R.B.
 
Regalecus russelii
[Oarfifsh]
2 Species of Family Regalecidae with Genus Regalecus
(Oarfishes)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1772 Regalecus glesne King of herrings Atlantic Ocean 800 TL
1816 Regalecus russelii Oarfifsh Pacific Ocean 800 TL



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