- "Bristle-mouth fish" redirects here. This may also refer to the related genus Maurolicus or the family Gonostomatidae.
Temporal range: Late Oligocene to Present
C. H. Gilbert & Cramer, 1897
Argyripnus is an oceanic ray-finned fish genus which belongs in the family Sternoptychidae. They are commonly known as bristle-mouth fishes, but that may also refer to the related bristlemouth family (Gonostomatidae). A. iridescens is called "pearlside", which usually refers to the closely related genus Maurolicus.
There are currently seven recognized species in this genus: 
- Argyripnus atlanticus Maul, 1952
- Argyripnus brocki Struhsaker, 1973 (Brock's Bristle-mouth Fish)
- Argyripnus electronus Parin, 1992
- Argyripnus ephippiatus C. H. Gilbert & Cramer, 1897 (Gilbert & Cramer's Bristle-mouth Fish)
- Argyripnus hulleyi Quéro, Spitz & Vayne, 2009 (Reunion bristle-mouth fish)
- Argyripnus iridescens McCulloch, 1926 (Brilliant Pearlside)
- Argyripnus pharos Harold & Lancaster, 2003
- Sepkoski, Jack (2002): [Argyripnus]. In: A compendium of fossil marine animal genera. Bulletin of American Paleontology 364: 560. HTML database excerpt
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