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Argentiniformes (Marine Smelts)

Families in this Order

Family: Alepocephalidae
Class: Actinopterygii

Family: Microstomatidae
Class: Actinopterygii

Family: Opisthoproctidae
(Barreleyes Or Spookfishes)
Class: Actinopterygii

About This Order


This order comprises 6 families: Argentinidae, Opisthoproctidae, Microstomatidae, Platytroctidae, Bathylaconidae, and Alepocephalidae.

References: Nelson 2006

Families in the DFL database for this Order:
Alepisauridae (2 Genera; 3 species) DFL Record
Opisthoproctidae (6 Genera; 11 species) DFL Record
Microstomatidae (11 Genera; 38 species) DFL Record

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