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Synonyms for Argentinidae

small marine soft-finned fishes with long silvery bodies

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N X 49 131 38 (unidentified S X 3 71 5 smelt species) ARGENTINIDAE Argentina sialis O 3 88 23 (Pacific Argentine) BATRACHOIDIDAE Porichthys notatus S X X X 3 126 38 (Plainfin Midshipman) OPHIDIIDAE Chilara taylori O X 1 (Spotted Cuskeel) MERLUCCIIDAE Merluccius O X 781 136.
The following nine families were collected only on the summer cruise: Argentinidae, Clinnidae, Dactyloscopidae, Istiophoridae, Caproidae, Macrorhamphosidae, Malacanthidae, Percophidae and Symphysanodontidae, indicating that these groups spawned only in summer.