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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Cryptacanthodidae Wrymouths

Genus: Cryptacanthodes

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Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Cryptacanthodes aleutensis (Gilbert, 1896)

Photo by Photo by Bull. U.S. Bur. Fish.
 
Cryptacanthodes aleutensis
[Dwarf wrymouth]
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Max. Length 29 cm TL

 
Cryptacanthodes bergi
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Northeast Pacific
Max. Length 117 cm TL
Cryptacanthodes giganteus (Kittlitz, 1858)

Photo by Photo by Lockart, D.
 
Cryptacanthodes giganteus
[Giant wrymouth]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 97 cm TL
Cryptacanthodes maculatus Storer, 1839

Photo by Photo by Bañón Díaz, R.
 
Cryptacanthodes maculatus
[Wrymouth]



4 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Cryptacanthodes aleutensis Dwarf wrymouth Eastern Pacific 30 TL 1896
Cryptacanthodes bergi Northwest Pacific 29 TL 1930
Cryptacanthodes giganteus Giant wrymouth Northeast Pacific 117 TL 1858
Cryptacanthodes maculatus Wrymouth Western Atlantic 97 TL 1839



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