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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Scorpaeniformes
Family: Liparidae Snailfishes

Genus: Careproctus

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Careproctus abbreviatus
[]
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Max. Length 5.5 cm SL

 
Careproctus acaecus
[Appendageless snailfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 10.7 cm SL

 
Careproctus acanthodes
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 21 cm TL

 
Careproctus aciculipunctatus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 10.8 cm SL

 
Careproctus acifer
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 11.4 cm TL

 
Careproctus aculeolatus
[Small-spine snailfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 23 cm TL

 
Careproctus albescens
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 10.2 cm TL

 
Careproctus ampliceps
[]
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Careproctus armatus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.7 cm SL

 
Careproctus atakamensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.5 cm TL

 
Careproctus atrans
[]
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Careproctus attenuatus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 6 cm SL

 
Careproctus aureomarginatus
[Marginate snailfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 16 cm SL

 
Careproctus bathycoetus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 16 cm TL

 
Careproctus batialis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 15.6 cm SL

 
Careproctus bowersianus
[]
No picture found


 
Careproctus cactiformis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 15.9 cm SL

 
Careproctus canus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 13.1 cm TL

 
Careproctus carinatus
[Keel-belly tadpolefish]
No picture found

Max. Length 21.6 cm SL

 
Careproctus catherinae
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 44 cm TL

 
Careproctus colletti
[Alaska snailfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 9.9 cm SL

 
Careproctus comus
[Comic snailfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.2 cm SL

 
Careproctus continentalis
[]
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Careproctus credispinulosus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 10.0 cm SL

 
Careproctus crozetensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.4 cm SL

 
Careproctus curilanus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 29 cm SL

 
Careproctus cyclocephalus
[]
No picture found


 
Careproctus cypseluroides
[]



North Pacific
Max. Length 32.3 cm SL
Careproctus cypselurus (Jordan & Gilbert, 1898)

Photo by Photo by Bull. U.S. Bur. Fish.
 
Careproctus cypselurus
[Falcate snailfish]
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Max. Length 21.7 cm SL

 
Careproctus derjugini
[Deryugin's tadpole]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.0 cm SL

 
Careproctus discoveryae
[]
No picture found


 
Careproctus dubius
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.4 cm SL

 
Careproctus ectenes
[Shovelhead snailfish]
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Careproctus eltaninae
[]
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Careproctus falklandicus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 10.2 cm SL

 
Careproctus faunus
[Mischievous snailfish]
No picture found


 
Careproctus fedorovi
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 18 cm SL

 
Careproctus filamentosus
[]



North Pacific
Max. Length 54 cm SL
Careproctus furcellus Gilbert & Burke, 1912

Photo by Photo by Orlov, A.
 
Careproctus furcellus
[]
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Careproctus georgianus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 8.9 cm TL

 
Careproctus gilberti
[Smalldisk snailfish]
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Careproctus guillemi
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.3 cm SL

 
Careproctus homopterus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 12.3 cm TL

 
Careproctus hyaleius
[]
No picture found


 
Careproctus improvisus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 22 cm TL

 
Careproctus inflexidens
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 17.5 cm TL

 
Careproctus kamikawai
[Arbiter Snailfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 14.2 cm TL

 
Careproctus karaensis
[Kara tadpolefish]
No picture found

Max. Length 9.5 cm SL

 
Careproctus kidoi
[Kido's snailfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 18.5 cm TL

 
Careproctus knipowitschi
[Knipowitsch's tadpole]
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Careproctus lacmi
[]
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Max. Length 9.8 cm TL

 
Careproctus latiosus
[Broad-mouth tadpole]
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Careproctus leptorhinus
[]
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Careproctus lerikimae
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 16.2 cm SL

 
Careproctus longifilis
[Stippled snailfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 16.8 cm SL

 
Careproctus longipectoralis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 27 cm NG

 
Careproctus longipinnis
[Longfin snailfish]
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Max. Length 17.2 cm TL

 
Careproctus lycopersicus
[Tomato Snailfish]
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Careproctus macranchus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 44 cm SL

 
Careproctus macrodiscus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 10.9 cm TL

 
Careproctus macrophthalmus
[Large-eyed tadpole]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.6 cm SL

 
Careproctus maculosus
[]
No picture found


 
Careproctus magellanicus
[]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 23.5 cm SL
Careproctus marginatus Kido, 1988

Photo by Photo by Orlov, A.
 
Careproctus marginatus
[]
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Careproctus mederi
[]
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Careproctus melanuroides
[]



North Pacific
Max. Length 54 cm TL
Careproctus melanurus Gilbert, 1892

Photo by Photo by Orlov, A.
 
Careproctus melanurus
[Blacktail snailfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 20.5 cm SL

 
Careproctus merretti
[Merret's snailfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.8 cm TL

 
Careproctus mica
[Babbie tadpolefish]
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Careproctus micropus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 19.7 cm SL

 
Careproctus microstomus
[]
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Careproctus minimus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.4 cm SL

 
Careproctus mollis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 9 cm TL

 
Careproctus moskalevi
[Moskalev’s tadpole]
No picture found

Max. Length 16.3 cm TL

 
Careproctus narilobus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 17.3 cm SL

 
Careproctus nigricans
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 18.2 cm TL

 
Careproctus notosaikaiensis
[Notosaikai-bikunin]
No picture found

Max. Length 9.5 cm SL

 
Careproctus novaezelandiae
[]
No picture found


 
Careproctus opisthotremus
[]



Northeast Pacific
Max. Length 15.3 cm SL
Careproctus oregonensis Stein, 1978

Photo by Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada
 
Careproctus oregonensis
[Smallfin snailfish]
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Careproctus ostentum
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 43.1 cm SL

 
Careproctus ovigerus
[Abyssal snailfish]
No picture found


 
Careproctus pallidus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 17.7 cm SL

 
Careproctus parvidiscus
[]
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Careproctus parviporatus
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Careproctus patagonicus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 14.4 cm SL

 
Careproctus paxtoni
[Blunt-tooth snailfish]
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Max. Length 12.6 cm SL

 
Careproctus pellucicauda
[]
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Careproctus phasma
[]
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Careproctus polarsterni
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 14.1 cm SL

 
Careproctus profundicola
[]
No picture found


 
Careproctus pseudoprofundicola
[]



North Pacific
Max. Length 7.9 cm SL
Careproctus pycnosoma Gilbert & Burke, 1912

Photo by Photo by Orlov, A.
 
Careproctus pycnosoma
[]



Northwest Atlantic
Max. Length 8.1 cm SL
Careproctus ranula (Goode & Bean, 1879)

Photo by Photo by Byrkjedal, I.
 
Careproctus ranula
[Scotian snailfish]
No picture found


 
Careproctus rastrinoides
[]



Northeast Pacific
Max. Length 51 cm SL
Careproctus rastrinus Gilbert & Burke, 1912

Photo by Photo by Orlov, A.
 
Careproctus rastrinus
[]



Arctic
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Careproctus reinhardti (Krøyer, 1862)

Photo by Photo by DESCNA
 
Careproctus reinhardti
[Sea tadpole]
No picture found

Max. Length 12 cm SL

 
Careproctus rhodomelas
[]
No picture found


 
Careproctus rimiventris
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 14.3 cm TL

 
Careproctus rosa
[Rose tadpolefish]
No picture found

Max. Length 35 cm SL

 
Careproctus roseofuscus
[Round snailfish]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 104.4 cm SL
Careproctus rotundifrons Sakurai & Shinohara, 2008

Photo by Photo by Tibbatts, B.
 
Careproctus rotundifrons
[]
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Careproctus sandwichensis
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Careproctus scaphopterus
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Careproctus scottae
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.9 cm SL

 
Careproctus segaliensis
[]
No picture found


 
Careproctus seraphimae
[]



North Pacific
Max. Length 18.6 cm SL
Careproctus simus Gilbert, 1896

Photo by Photo by Orlov, A.
 
Careproctus simus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.9 cm SL

 
Careproctus sinensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 11.8 cm SL

 
Careproctus solidus
[]
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Careproctus spectrum
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Careproctus steini
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.7 cm SL

 
Careproctus stigmatogenus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 13.9 cm SL

 
Careproctus tapirus
[Tapir tadpole]
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Max. Length 14 cm TL

 
Careproctus telescopus
[Telescope tadpole]
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Max. Length 31 cm SL

 
Careproctus trachysoma
[]
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Careproctus tricapitidens
[]
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Careproctus uter
[Drop-shaped tadpolefish]
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Careproctus vladibeckeri
[]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 32 cm TL
Careproctus zachirus Kido, 1985

Photo by Photo by Orlov, A.
 
Careproctus zachirus
[]
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Careproctus zispi
[]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Careproctus abbreviatus North Pacific 1930
Careproctus acaecus Appendageless snailfish Southwest Atlantic 5.5 SL 1991
Careproctus acanthodes Northwest Pacific 10.7 SL 1912
Careproctus aciculipunctatus Northeast Atlantic 21 TL 1997
Careproctus acifer Southern Ocean 10.8 SL 1998
Careproctus aculeolatus Small-spine snailfish Southwest Atlantic 11.4 TL 1991
Careproctus albescens Southeast Atlantic 23 TL 1927
Careproctus ampliceps Southern Ocean 10.2 TL 1998
Careproctus armatus Southwest Atlantic 1991
Careproctus atakamensis Southeast Pacific 4.7 SL 1998
Careproctus atrans Southwest Atlantic 7.5 TL 1991
Careproctus attenuatus North Pacific 1912
Careproctus aureomarginatus Marginate snailfish Southwest Atlantic 6 SL 1991
Careproctus bathycoetus Northwest Pacific 16 SL 1912
Careproctus batialis Northwest Pacific. 16 TL 1933
Careproctus bowersianus Northeast Pacific 15.6 SL 1912
Careproctus cactiformis Southwest Atlantic 1990
Careproctus canus Northwest Pacific 15.9 SL 1985
Careproctus carinatus Keel-belly tadpolefish Arctic 13.1 TL 2015
Careproctus catherinae Southern Ocean 21.6 SL 1998
Careproctus colletti Alaska snailfish North Pacific 44 TL 1896
Careproctus comus Comic snailfish Northeast Pacific 9.9 SL 2007
Careproctus continentalis Southeast Pacific 6.2 SL 1990
Careproctus credispinulosus Southern Ocean 1990
Careproctus crozetensis Antarctic, Indian Ocean 10.0 SL 2007
Careproctus curilanus Northwest Pacific 6.4 SL 1912
Careproctus cyclocephalus Northwest Pacific 29 SL 1983
Careproctus cypseluroides Northwest Pacific 1950
Careproctus cypselurus Falcate snailfish North Pacific 32.3 SL 1898
Careproctus derjugini Deryugin's tadpole Arctic to Northeast Atlan 21.7 SL 2005
Careproctus discoveryae Indian Ocean, Antarctic 7.0 SL 2007
Careproctus dubius Northeast Atlantic 1911
Careproctus ectenes Shovelhead snailfish Northeast Pacific 6.4 SL 1896
Careproctus eltaninae Southern Ocean 1998
Careproctus falklandicus Southeast Pacific 1905
Careproctus faunus Mischievous snailfish Northeast Pacific 10.2 SL 2007
Careproctus fedorovi Southern Ocean 1998
Careproctus filamentosus Northeast Pacific 18 SL 1978
Careproctus furcellus North Pacific 54 SL 1912
Careproctus georgianus Southern Ocean 1905
Careproctus gilberti Smalldisk snailfish Northeast Pacific 8.9 TL 1912
Careproctus guillemi Southern Ocean 1998
Careproctus homopterus Northwest Pacific 4.3 SL 1912
Careproctus hyaleius Eastern Pacific 12.3 TL 1994
Careproctus improvisus Southern Ocean 1998
Careproctus inflexidens Southern Ocean 22 TL 1998
Careproctus kamikawai Arbiter Snailfish Eastern Pacific 17.5 TL 2012
Careproctus karaensis Kara tadpolefish Arctic 14.2 TL 2015
Careproctus kidoi Kido's snailfish Northwest Atlantic 9.5 SL 2008
Careproctus knipowitschi Knipowitsch's tadpole Northeast Atlantic 18.5 TL 2005
Careproctus lacmi Southern Ocean 1998
Careproctus latiosus Broad-mouth tadpole Arctic Ocean 9.8 TL 2011
Careproctus leptorhinus Southern Ocean 1998
Careproctus lerikimae Alaska 2015
Careproctus longifilis Stippled snailfish Eastern Pacific 16.2 SL 1892
Careproctus longipectoralis Southern Ocean 16.8 SL 1992
Careproctus longipinnis Longfin snailfish Northeast Atlantic 27 NG 1912
Careproctus lycopersicus Tomato Snailfish North Pacific 17.2 TL 2012
Careproctus macranchus Southwest Atlantic 1991
Careproctus macrodiscus Northwest Pacific 44 SL 1950
Careproctus macrophthalmus Large-eyed tadpole Northeast Atlantic 10.9 TL 2005
Careproctus maculosus Southwest Atlantic 4.6 SL 2006
Careproctus magellanicus Southern Ocean 2000
Careproctus marginatus Northwest Pacific 23.5 SL 1988
Careproctus mederi Northwest Pacific 1916
Careproctus melanuroides Northwest Pacific 1950
Careproctus melanurus Blacktail snailfish North Pacific 54 TL 1892
Careproctus merretti Merret's snailfish Northeast Atlantic 20.5 SL 1988
Careproctus mica Babbie tadpolefish Arctic 7.8 TL 2015
Careproctus micropus Northeast Atlantic 1887
Careproctus microstomus Northeast Pacific 19.7 SL 1978
Careproctus minimus Southwest Atlantic 1998
Careproctus mollis Northeast Pacific 7.4 SL 1912
Careproctus moskalevi Moskalev’s tadpole Arctic Ocean 9 TL 2011
Careproctus narilobus South Pacific Ocean 16.3 TL 2012
Careproctus nigricans Northwest Pacific 17.3 SL 1950
Careproctus notosaikaiensis Notosaikai-bikunin Pacific Ocean 18.2 TL 2011
Careproctus novaezelandiae Southwest Pacific 9.5 SL 1990
Careproctus opisthotremus North Pacific 1912
Careproctus oregonensis Smallfin snailfish Northeast Pacific 15.3 SL 1978
Careproctus ostentum North Pacific 1896
Careproctus ovigerus Abyssal snailfish Northeast Pacific 43.1 SL 1896
Careproctus pallidus Southeast Pacific 1888
Careproctus parvidiscus Northwest Pacific 17.7 SL 2002
Careproctus parviporatus Southern Ocean 1998
Careproctus patagonicus Southwest Atlantic 2000
Careproctus paxtoni Blunt-tooth snailfish Southwest Pacific 14.4 SL 2001
Careproctus pellucicauda Pacific Ocean 12.6 SL 2012
Careproctus phasma North Pacific 1896
Careproctus polarsterni Southern Ocean 1992
Careproctus profundicola Southern Ocean 14.1 SL 1992
Careproctus pseudoprofundicola Southern Ocean 1998
Careproctus pycnosoma North Pacific 7.9 SL 1912
Careproctus ranula Scotian snailfish Northwest Atlantic 8.1 SL 1879
Careproctus rastrinoides Northwest Pacific 1950
Careproctus rastrinus Northeast Pacific 51 SL 1912
Careproctus reinhardti Sea tadpole Arctic 30 TL 1862
Careproctus rhodomelas Northwest Pacific 12 SL 1912
Careproctus rimiventris Southern Ocean 1998
Careproctus rosa Rose tadpolefish Arctic 14.3 TL 2015
Careproctus roseofuscus Round snailfish Northwest Pacific 35 SL 1912
Careproctus rotundifrons Northwest Pacific 104.4 SL 2008
Careproctus sandwichensis Southern Ocean 1998
Careproctus scaphopterus Southern Ocean 1998
Careproctus scottae Northeast Pacific 1934
Careproctus segaliensis Northwest Pacific 6.9 SL 1912
Careproctus seraphimae Northwest Pacific 1950
Careproctus simus North Pacific 18.6 SL 1896
Careproctus sinensis Northwest Pacific 5.9 SL 1912
Careproctus solidus Arctic 11.8 SL 1999
Careproctus spectrum Northeast Pacific 1890
Careproctus steini Southeast Pacific 1990
Careproctus stigmatogenus Southwest Atlantic 4.7 SL 2006
Careproctus tapirus Tapir tadpole Northeast Atlantic 13.9 SL 2005
Careproctus telescopus Telescope tadpole Northeast Atlantic 14 TL 2005
Careproctus trachysoma Northwest Pacific 31 SL 1912
Careproctus tricapitidens Southern Ocean 1998
Careproctus uter Drop-shaped tadpolefish Arctic 2015
Careproctus vladibeckeri Southern Ocean 1998
Careproctus zachirus Northwest Pacific 32 TL 1985
Careproctus zispi Southern Ocean 1998



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