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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Zoarcidae Eelpouts
Subfamily: Lycodinae
Genus: Pachycara

(See list of species below)



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26 species
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Photo by Mincarone, M.M.

Southwest Atlantic
Max. Length 28.2 cm SL
Pachycara alepidotum Anderson & Mincarone, 2006

Photo by Mincarone, M.M.
 
Pachycara alepidotum
[]

Photo by Møller, P.R.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 25 cm SL
Pachycara andersoni Møller, 2003

Photo by Møller, P.R.
 
Pachycara andersoni
[Anderson's eelpout]

Photo by Møller, P.R.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 30.4 cm SL
Pachycara arabica Møller, 2003

Photo by Møller, P.R.
 
Pachycara arabica
[Arabian eelpout]
No picture found
Southern Ocean
Max. Length 36 cm TL

 
Pachycara brachycephalum
[]

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada

Northeast Pacific
Max. Length 51.5 cm TL
Pachycara bulbiceps (Garman, 1899)

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada
 
Pachycara bulbiceps
[Snubnose eelpout]
No picture found
Caribbean Sea
Max. Length 19.9 cm SL

 
Pachycara caribbaeum
[]
No picture found
Southern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 41 cm SL

 
Pachycara cousinsi
[]
No picture found
Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 54 cm TL

 
Pachycara crassiceps
[]
No picture found
Eastern Central Atlantic
Max. Length 37 cm SL

 
Pachycara crossacanthum
[]
No picture found
Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 24.4 cm SL

 
Pachycara dolichaulus
[]
No picture found
Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm SL

 
Pachycara garricki
[]
No picture found
Southern Ocean
Max. Length 26.2 cm SL

 
Pachycara goni
[]

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada

Northeast Pacific
Max. Length 42.2 cm SL
Pachycara gymninium Anderson & Peden, 1988

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada
 
Pachycara gymninium
[Nakednape eelpout]
No picture found
Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 33.6 cm SL

 
Pachycara karenae
[]

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada

Northeast Pacific
Max. Length 46.5 cm SL
Pachycara lepinium Anderson & Peden, 1988

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada
 
Pachycara lepinium
[Scalynape eelpout]
No picture found
Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 48.5 cm SL

 
Pachycara mesoporum
[]
No picture found
Northeast Atlantic
Max. Length 7.7 cm SL

 
Pachycara microcephalum
[]
No picture found
Southeast Pacific

 
Pachycara nazca
[]
No picture found
Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 33.6 cm SL

 
Pachycara pammelas
[]
No picture found
Southern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 23 cm SL

 
Pachycara priedei
[]
No picture found
Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 40.3 cm SL

 
Pachycara rimae
[]

Photo by Almeida, A.J.

Atlantic Ocean
Max. Length 24.7 cm SL
Pachycara saldanhai Biscoito & Almeida, 2004

Photo by Almeida, A.J.
 
Pachycara saldanhai
[]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 23.6 cm SL

 
Pachycara shcherbachevi
[]
No picture found
Western Atlantic.
Max. Length 18.9 cm SL

 
Pachycara sulaki
[]
No picture found
Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 23 cm SL

 
Pachycara suspectum
[]
No picture found
Atlantic Ocean
Max. Length 38.8 cm TL

 
Pachycara thermophilum
[]



26 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Pachycara alepidotum Southwest Atlantic 28.2 SL 2006
Pachycara andersoni Anderson's eelpout Western Indian Ocean 25 SL 2003
Pachycara arabica Arabian eelpout Western Indian Ocean 30.4 SL 2003
Pachycara brachycephalum Southern Ocean 36 TL 1912
Pachycara bulbiceps Snubnose eelpout Northeast Pacific 51.5 TL 1899
Pachycara caribbaeum Caribbean Sea 19.9 SL 2016
Pachycara cousinsi Southern Indian Ocean 41 SL 2007
Pachycara crassiceps Eastern Atlantic 54 TL 1916
Pachycara crossacanthum Eastern Central Atlantic 37 SL 1989
Pachycara dolichaulus Southeast Pacific 24.4 SL 2006
Pachycara garricki Southwest Pacific 20 SL 1990
Pachycara goni Southern Ocean 26.2 SL 1991
Pachycara gymninium Nakednape eelpout Northeast Pacific 42.2 SL 1988
Pachycara karenae Eastern Pacific 33.6 SL 2012
Pachycara lepinium Scalynape eelpout Northeast Pacific 46.5 SL 1988
Pachycara mesoporum Southeast Pacific 48.5 SL 1989
Pachycara microcephalum Northeast Atlantic 7.7 SL 1902
Pachycara nazca Southeast Pacific 1997
Pachycara pammelas Southeast Pacific 33.6 SL 1989
Pachycara priedei Southern Indian Ocean 23 SL 2007
Pachycara rimae Southeast Pacific 40.3 SL 1989
Pachycara saldanhai Atlantic Ocean 24.7 SL 2004
Pachycara shcherbachevi Eastern Indian Ocean 23.6 SL 1989
Pachycara sulaki Western Atlantic. 18.9 SL 1989
Pachycara suspectum Eastern Central Pacific 23 SL 1899
Pachycara thermophilum Atlantic Ocean 38.8 TL 1994



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