Cetomimidae - Whalefishes

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A juvenile cetomimid whalefish, Gyrinomimus sp

Photographer: Bruce Robison © Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute

  Whalefishes
Cetomimidae postlarval (tapetail) stage
Ataxolepis apus cetomimid whalefish
Ditropichthys storeri Doublekeel Whalefish
Gyrinomimus sp. cetomimid whalefish
Parataeniophorus brevis Short Tapetail
Rhamphocetichthys savagei Birdsnout Whalefish


Mark McGrouther , Collection Manager, Ichthyology
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