75 Species in Family Synodontidae
Nominal species list for Synodontidae
Scientific Name Author English Name
Harpadon erythraeus Klausewitz, 1983
Harpadon microchir Günther, 1878
Harpadon nehereus (Hamilton, 1822) Bombay-duck
Harpadon squamosus (Alcock, 1891)
Harpadon translucens Saville-Kent, 1889 Glassy Bombay duck
Saurida argentea Macleay, 1881 Shortfin saury
Saurida brasiliensis Norman, 1935 Brazilian lizardfish
Saurida caribbaea Breder, 1927 Smallscale lizardfish
Saurida elongata (Temminck & Schlegel, 1846) Slender lizardfish
Saurida filamentosa Ogilby, 1910 Threadfin saury
Saurida flamma Waples, 1982 Orangemouth lizardfish
Saurida golanii Russell, 2011 Golani’s lizardfish
Saurida gracilis (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824) Gracile lizardfish
Saurida isarankurai Shindo & Yamada, 1972 Shortjaw saury
Saurida lessepsianus Russell, Golani & Tikochinski, 2015
Saurida longimanus Norman, 1939 Longfin lizardfish
Saurida macrolepis Tanaka, 1917
Saurida microlepis Wu & Wang, 1931
Saurida micropectoralis Shindo & Yamada, 1972 Shortfin lizardfish
Saurida nebulosa Valenciennes, 1850 Clouded lizardfish
Saurida normani Longley, 1935 Shortjaw lizardfish
Saurida pseudotumbil Dutt & Sagar, 1981
Saurida suspicio Breder, 1927 Suspicious lizardfish
Saurida tumbil (Bloch, 1795) Greater lizardfish
Saurida umeyoshii Inoue & Nakabo, 2006
Saurida undosquamis (Richardson, 1848) Brushtooth lizardfish
Saurida wanieso Shindo & Yamada, 1972 Wanieso lizardfish
Synodus binotatus Schultz, 1953 Two-spot lizard fish
Synodus bondi Fowler, 1939 Sharpnose lizardfish
Synodus capricornis Cressey & Randall, 1978 Capricorn lizardfish
Synodus dermatogenys Fowler, 1912 Sand lizardfish
Synodus doaki Russell & Cressey, 1979 Arrowtooth lizardfish
Synodus evermanni Jordan & Bollman, 1890 Inotted lizardfish
Synodus falcatus Waples & Randall, 1989
Synodus fasciapelvicus Randall, 2009
Synodus foetens (Linnaeus, 1766) Inshore lizardfish
Synodus fuscus Tanaka, 1917
Synodus gibbsi Cressey, 1981
Synodus hoshinonis Tanaka, 1917 Blackear lizardfish
Synodus indicus (Day, 1873) Indian lizardfish
Synodus intermedius (Spix & Agassiz, 1829) Sand diver
Synodus isolatus Randall, 2009 Rapanui lizardfish
Synodus jaculum Russell & Cressey, 1979 Lighthouse lizardfish
Synodus kaianus (Günther, 1880) Gunther's lizardfish
Synodus lacertinus Gilbert, 1890 Sauro lizardfish
Synodus lobeli Waples & Randall, 1989 Lobel's lizardfish
Synodus lucioceps (Ayres, 1855) California lizardfish
Synodus macrocephalus Cressey, 1981
Synodus macrops Tanaka, 1917 Triplecross lizardfish
Synodus macrostigmus Frable, Luther & Baldwin, 2013 Largespot lizardfish
Synodus marchenae Hildebrand, 1946 Lizardfish
Synodus mascarensis Prokofiev, 2008
Synodus mundyi Randall, 2009
Synodus nigrotaeniatus Allen, Erdmann & Peristiwady, 2017 Blackstripe lizardfish
Synodus oculeus Cressey, 1981 Large-eye lizardfish
Synodus orientalis Randall & Pyle, 2008
Synodus poeyi Jordan, 1887 Offshore lizardfish
Synodus pylei Randall, 2009
Synodus randalli Cressey, 1981
Synodus rubromarmoratus Russell & Cressey, 1979 Redmarbled lizardfish
Synodus sageneus Waite, 1905 Speartoothed grinner
Synodus sanguineus Randall, 2009
Synodus saurus (Linnaeus, 1758) Atlantic lizardfish
Synodus scituliceps Jordan & Gilbert, 1882 Shorthead lizardfish
Synodus sechurae Hildebrand, 1946 Sechura lizardfish
Synodus similis McCulloch, 1921 Lavender lizardfish
Synodus synodus (Linnaeus, 1758) Diamond lizardfish
Synodus taiwanensis Chen, Ho & Shao, 2007
Synodus tectus Cressey, 1981 Tectus lizardfish
Synodus ulae Schultz, 1953 Red lizard fish
Synodus usitatus Cressey, 1981
Synodus variegatus (Lacepède, 1803) Variegated lizardfish
Synodus vityazi Ho, Prokofiev & Shao, 2010
Trachinocephalus gauguini Polanco Fernandez, Acero P. & Betancur-R., 2016
Trachinocephalus myops (Forster, 1801) Snakefish
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