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Family: Epigonidae Deepwater cardinalfishes



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5 species in Mediterranean and Black Sea (see list below)
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Photo by Costa, F.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 19.7 cm SL
Epigonus constanciae (Giglioli, 1880)

Photo by Costa, F.
 
Epigonus constanciae
[]

Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory

Cosmopolitan. Western At
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Epigonus denticulatus Dieuzeide, 1950

Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory
 
Epigonus denticulatus
[Pencil cardinal]

Photo by Cambraia Duarte, P.M.N. (c)ImagDOP

North Atlantic
Max. Length 75 cm TL
Epigonus telescopus (Risso, 1810)

Photo by Cambraia Duarte, P.M.N. (c)ImagDOP
 
Epigonus telescopus
[Black cardinal fish]

Photo by Costa, F.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 3 cm TL
Microichthys coccoi Rüppell, 1852

Photo by Costa, F.
 
Microichthys coccoi
[]

Photo by FAO

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Microichthys sanzoi Sparta, 1950

Photo by FAO
 
Microichthys sanzoi
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5 Species of Family Epigonidae with Genus
(Deepwater cardinalfishes)
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Epigonus constanciae Eastern Atlantic 19.7 SL
Epigonus denticulatus Pencil cardinal Cosmopolitan. Western At 20 TL
Epigonus telescopus Black cardinal fish North Atlantic 75 TL
Microichthys coccoi Eastern Atlantic 3 TL
Microichthys sanzoi Eastern Atlantic 6 TL



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